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Rosemont Copper Co. asks judge to junk or amend ruling that

4 Sep 2019 The company proposing to build the Rosemont Mine wants a federal judge to toss out or at least change key parts of his Service for further investigation or explanation,while leaving the environmental impact statement in place for now. process a

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NEPA and the Mining Law - SlideShare

28 Aug 2015 Using the Limits of Discretion over Mining toYour Advantage in NEPA December 2, 2010 Shull Solutions,LLC. Both of the statutes' procedural requirements are triggered by a discretionary federal action. . The U.S. Forest Service has said once

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Driftwood LNG Project Final Environmental Impact Statement

18 Jan 2019 prepared a final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Driftwood LNG and Pipeline. Projects (Driftwood of the Driftwood LNG Project in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Code of Federal Regulations. CGT ..

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The EPA concludes Rosemont Copper Mine fails to meet regulatory

12 Jan 2018 The EPA has veto authority over Corps permitting for Section 404 Clean Water Act permits. not comply with EPA's 404(b)1 Guidelines and the requirements of the Mitigation Rule,” the EPA states in Nov. federal environmental regulators that H

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Proposed Copper Mine in Arizona Highlights Weakness of Federal

11 Apr 2013 Rosemont mine would impact ecology of Arizona's unique “sky islands” become the poster child for the need to reform a 141-year-old law that governs hard rock mining on federal lands. the use of dry-stack tailings and state-of-the-art proce

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Arizona judge's ruling sends shockwaves through mining industry

23 Aug 2019 U.S. District Judge James Soto ruled July 31 that Rosemont Copper Co. does not have a valid claim to almost 2,500 Judge Soto also remanded a 2013 environmental impact statement that would allow the disposal of mined rock and other waste on the pro

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New lawsuit on Arizona copper mine and jaguars – The Smokey

26 Sep 2017 The Rosemont Mine would “significantly impact a number of endangered species and their remaining habitat, including one of The requirements of “36 CFR 219” it allegedly satisfied were those from the 1982 planning regulations. The tribes' l

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Sonoran Corridor Scoping Summary - ADOT

Report (CSR) are being prepared as part of this process in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Federal Lead Agency should engage in scoping to provide an early and open process for determining the The Rosemont Mine is U

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Rosemont Mine - Save the Scenic Santa Ritas

The mine's plan of operation is in violation of Federal Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act standards. began the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process to analyze the proposal submitted by Rosemont Copper Company – Mine

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Federal judge blocks construction of Arizona copper mine

31 Jul 2019 Opponents of the proposed Rosemont copper mine won a victory in court when a federal judge struck down the Forest Service's review of the project. Service's interpretation of the law to that effect undermined the entire EIS (environmental

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Press Releases - Congressman Raul Grijalva

Natural Resources Committee Advances 10 Bills, Including Ocean Climate Change Legislation Today, a federal judge overturned the U.S. Forest Service's decision to approve the Rosemont Mine, halting its planned construction. . a supplemental "programmat

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Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs - Environmental Law

4.7 Challenging Adverse Decisions Made During the EIA Process. 90. 4.7.1 Administrative Guidebook was produced by a team of experts at the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW), in collaboration with Title 40 Code of. Federal Regulations, Section 70 .

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RECORD OF DECISION FOR THE ROSEMONT COPPER PROJECT

8 Mar 2019 33 Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) Parts 320 through 332 and 40 C.F.R. Part 230. The proposed cooperating agencies in the development of the EIS. the proposed action would cause or contribute to violations of state water quality standards,

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Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Rosemont Copper

plan and Federal, State, and local regulations and ordinances. Summary of the Proposed Action. The National Environmental Policy Act process begins with a proposed action, in this case the preliminary MPO submitted by Rosemont Copper

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Copper mine threatens biodiversity hotspot in southern Arizona

25 Apr 2019 The federally-approved Rosemont copper mine could dry up a wet spot in Arizona rich with biodiversity, but faces precedent-setting lawsuits. Much of the water for this process would be pumped from another aquifer, to the west of the Santa Ritas. .

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Rosemont Copper Mine Complaint - Center for Biological Diversity

27 Mar 2019 Policy Act (“NEPA”), 42 U.S.C. §§ 4321 et seq.; the Administrative Procedure Act. (“APA”), 5 U.S.C. §§ 701-706, and .. July 2016 that the 404 Permit should be denied due to multiple violations of the CWA . ensuring that the Rosemont Mine, and it

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Final Environmental Assessment - Bureau of Reclamation

Code of Federal Regulations. CNF Rosemont. Rosemont Copper Company. ROW right-of-way. SCADA. Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Reclamation on the Proposed Project and the NEPA process, public comments were While no violations of ozone have oc

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Final Environmental Assessment - Resolution Copper Project and

Process under Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 218, Subparts A and B. The Plan is .. violates Federal, state, or local law protecting the environment; effects on unique geographical areas such Rosemont Copper EIS on Coronado National Forest r

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Arizona court stops $1B Rosemont copper mine construction

1 Aug 2019 U.S. District Judge James Soto ruled that, under applicable mining laws, Hudbay's Rosemont Copper Co. does environmental impact statement that would allow the disposal of mined rock and other waste on the property. case "misinterpreted

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Light pollution - SAO

At least 73 of the 118 Clear Channel billboards in Pima County violate county codes (see the article). . Augusta Resources (AR) of Canada has proposed a new open-pit copper mine (Rosemont) in the Santa Rita mountains, about 10 the mine would use Coronado Natio

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Stopping the Rosemont Copper Mine - Center for Biological Diversity

2006 – Augusta filed a "mine plan of operations" with the Coronado National Forest, which kicked off the process of developing an environmental impact statement (EIS) to analyze the proposed mine's 2011 – The Center, with allies, filed a lawsuit aga

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Three Arizona tribes file federal law suit against U.S. Forest Service

16 Apr 2018 This is the third federal lawsuit seeking to stop the massive open-pit copper mine. The proposed Rosemont Copper Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains on the Coronado National Forest. process” illegally prejudicing Forest Service decision-making, and t

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Annual Report Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich

to impose civil penalties for any person who knowingly commits an open meeting law violation in the following amounts: . petitioner claimed that she was denied due process through a civil asset forfeiture even though she failed to appear in the case and the Ar

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Rosemount Mine - Don't Waste Arizona, Inc Environmental

5 Jul 2008 Re: Comments for NEPA Scoping regarding the Proposed Rosemont Mine a violation of the constitutional rights of freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, and freedom of association. accept the NEPA scoping process to date as being entirely legal o

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Final Environmental Impact Statement - US Fish and Wildlife Service

implementing the Procedural Provisions of NEPA (40 Code of Federal Regulations. [CFR] 1500–1508) processes. 1.4 Background. Pima County prepared the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan (SDCP) with the intent of conserving and .. ground-breaking activities underta

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News - Federal Agencies Approve Arizona's Rosemont Mine

6 May 2019 Federal Agencies Approve Arizona's Rosemont Mine Permits The Section 404 permitting process involved 17 cooperating agencies at various levels of government, 16 hearings, more than a thousand “studies,” and 245

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potential impact of mining on patagonia area

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA): The Scoping Process Air Quality: There are federal agencies reporting that the air quality in the Patagonia area has been declining. .. The giant open-pit Rosemont Mine is planned for the Mountain Empire's Santa Ri

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View - ADEQ

17 Nov 2017 Certification conditions resulted from a violation of Arizona law, they are unenforceable. Baggiore, ADEQ, “Rosemont Copper Project, Clean Water Act Section 401 Water Quality with applicable provisions of state, federal and/or tribal water

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Index of Articles and Water Rights Briefs: water law, water quality

Water Briefs: Rosemont Copper Mine Halted: Flawed Analyses Leads to Overturning of Approval Stanford's Water in the West Portal Compares & Explains Permitting Process of Groundwater Pumping Columbia Basin Salmon BiOp Rejected by Federal Court: Fed

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July 31, 2019 Rosemont Court Decision - Community Water

1 Aug 2019 as to the Rosemont Mine is erroneous as the FWS violated the Endangered Species Act. (“ESA”) in . Defendants violated numerous laws, including: the Administrative Procedures Act. 5 While the focus .. Act (“NEPA”). NEPA mandates federal agencies p

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