A US appeals court has upheld a judge’s ruling overturning a federal agency’s approval of Hudbay Minerals’ $1.9 billion Rosemont open-pit mine in southern Arizona, Kallanish reports.
The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, ruled that the US Forest Service went too far in granting a permit to the Canada-based company for the now-stalled mine in the Santa Rita Mountains about 30 miles southeast of Tucson, Arizona. That permit went b…
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