Relinquishing its existing-but-suspended Clean Water Act permit for the east side, the Canadian company discounts Native American and environmental groups’ concerns, and blades earth as court action approaches.
Hudbay relinquishes a currently-suspended Clean Water Act permit for its Rosemont operation on the east side of the Santa Ritas as a pretext that it does not need a similar permit for its Copper World Expansion project on the west of the range. We vehemently disagree.
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Robert Peters, Defenders of Wildlife, argues that environmental safeguards should not be swept aside to fulfill critical-materials shortages.