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Save the Scenic Santa Ritas

Since 1996 we have been fighting to protect the Santa Rita Mountains from the devastating effects of industrial, open-pit mining. We are 3,000 citizens united to defend the wild mountains we love.
Latest news

Our comments in response to Hudbay’s Aquifer Protection Permit to ADEQ are submitted!

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We are excited to finally be able to share our comments with you, which we hope will help you make informed comments in response to Hudbay’s Aquifer Protection Permit to ADEQ, due by April 10, 2024.

The University of Arizona is advancing Copper World by quietly approving utility corridors across world-class research site

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The latest issue of Rosemont Mine Truth (RMT) dives into how the University of Arizona is going along with the Arizona State Land Department’s plans to give right of ways to Hudbay across the university’s Santa Rita Experimental Range.

50 of us hiked the Santa Ritas Mountains on March 16, 2024

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Last Saturday, March 16, 50 activists joined in a hike organized by the Sierra Club to visit the Copper World mine site on the east side of the Santa Ritas.

You turned out for ADEQ APP meetings on February 20th and March 5!

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Thank you to everyone who attended the latest ADEQ meetings on February 20 and March 5, submitted comments, rallied your neighbors, and spoke up in defense of our region’s precious water resources.

Together, we can
stop Hudbay

The Santa Ritas belong to all of us,
not to a Canadian mining company. 

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