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The U.S. Forest Service has released the final environmental review for a controversial land exchange in Arizona.

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The U.S. Forest Service plans to begin a controversial land swap Friday that’ll pave the way for a copper mine in central Arizona that'll be one of the largest in the nation. A tribal group, however, has filed a series of legal actions to block the move. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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A tribal group in Arizona has filed a lien and temporary restraining order to try to block a federal land exchange. They say a proposed copper mine threatens a sacred site on the Tonto National Forest. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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A group of Apaches who have tried for years to reverse a land swap in Arizona that will make way for one of the largest copper mines in the U.S. sued the federal government Tuesday.

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A San Carlos Apache man says he’s moving to his ancestral home in a mountainous area of central Arizona to protest a planned copper mine.