Below is a list of key documents, studies and other resources related to the proposed Rosemont mine.
Rosemont Deceptions – a list of some of the many deceptions Rosemont has used in their PR campaign.
Permit Update – a list of permits and decisions Rosemont still needs before they can ever break ground.
Rosemont Economic Impacts – an overview of the potential negative impacts the proposed mine would have on the economy of Southern Arizona.
Rosemont Issue Brief – an excellent overview of the major issues surrounding the proposed Rosemont mine.
SSSR_Brochure – our organization’s general brochure, in pdf format.
SSSR Endorsement Form – help us increase our list of endorsees! If you are a member of a group or organization or are a business owner, we need your endorsement! Download this form and mail it in TODAY!
Rosemont public opinion poll – Respected, National, Bi-Partisan Polling firms find that southern Arizonans believe that the Rosemont Copper’s mine is NOT in the public’s best interests
Special report on the Socioeconomic Impacts of the proposed mine
Prepared for the Mountain Empire Action Alliance Sonoita, Arizona
Thomas Michael Power, PhD
Donovan S. Power, MS
Power Consulting Missoula, Montana www.powereconconsulting.com
2010 Economic Study by Dr. Tom Power
The materials were specifically prepared as scoping comments in order to assist the Coronado National Forest and their associated consultants in preparing a Draft Environmental Impact Statement that incorporated a full discussion of the economic and non- market costs and benefits of the proposed Rosemont Copper Project.
“Tom_Power_Report_Combined” contains five separate scoping comment papers prepared by Dr. Powers.
I. Thinking Analytically about the Local Economy and Local Economic Well Being: The Limits of the “Cattle, Cotton, and Copper” View of the Arizona Economy
II. The Economic Context in Which to Evaluate the Proposed Rosemont Mine
III. The Promises and Reality of Copper Mining
IV. Rosemont Copper’s Projections of Economic Impacts
V. Economic Values Put at Risk by the Proposed Rosemont Mine
The Mountain Empire Action Alliance also prepared a set of appendices as background material for Dr. Powers; these appendices are contains in separate individual files:
This submittal of scoping comments also includes a copy of the Powerpoint presentation “Rosemont_presentation_Tucson” given by Dr. Powers at a Tucson meeting of the Coronado National Forest – Rosemont Interdisciplinary Team, and Cooperating Agencies on June 30, 2010, and to members of the community at public meetings in Sonoita and Tucson on June 30 and July 1, 2010.
Study by Josef Marlow of the Sonoran Institute, Dec. 2007
Kaipers and Maest Study, 2006
Predicting Water Quality Problems at Hard Rock Mines
An EARTHWORKS white papger summarizing and analyzing the groundbreaking studies by Ann Maest, PhD and Kim Kuipers, P.E.
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