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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

See Rob’s presentation for the latest info on Copper World

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In case you missed it, SSSR Executive Director, Rob Peters gave presentation on the latest updates on the proposed Copper World mine. Check out the full recording.

URGENT ACTION | Mining Regulatory Clarity Act

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A disastrous bill is being voted on by US Congress. We need all our members to contact their representatives to tell them to vote “no” on the Mining Regulatory Clarity Act. For a simple way to send your email, click here to find a fast action form provided by Earthjustice.

ADEQ Stakeholder Meeting & Call for Comments | Aquifer Water Quality Standards Rulemaking

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ADEQ is seeking stakeholder input from across the state for the Aquifer Water Quality Standards Rulemaking. ADEQ is hosting a Virtual Stakeholder Meeting on Apr 29, and comments due May 20.

Check out the Flin Flon Flim Flam documentary about Hudbay's mining operations in Peru

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The 2016 film, by Arizona-based investigative reporter John Dougherty, exposes Hudbay's history of environmental disasters, including lead poisoning of children in Flin Flon, Manitoba

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.

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