InvestigativeMEDIA’s documentary on the worldwide operations of Hudbay Minerals and the company’s plans to construct the Rosemont open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains on the Coronado National Forest southeast of Tucson, Arizona.
A video discussing the leaking underground mines in the Patagonia Mountain. This video underscores the long-term environmental legacy of mining and consequences to future generations.
Proposed Rosemont Copper mine threatens Southern Arizona’s historic filming locations
(TUCSON, ARIZONA)– Save the Scenic Santa Ritas, a coalition of southern Arizona farmers, ranchers, residents and business owners, today released a six-minute film chronicling the threats from the proposed Rosemont Copper mine to some of America’s most cherished western filming locations. The 6-minute film can be viewed on YouTube by clicking here. [Read more…]
Watch Cyanide Beach, an explosive new documentary from award-winning investigative journalist John Dougherty, that exposes the Canadian mining speculators who are behind a proposal to open the massive Rosemont Copper mine just outside Tucson, Arizona.
The revealing 24-minute film chronicles the deceptive business tactics of top executives at Augusta Resource Corporation – owner of Rosemont Copper – when they owned and operated an open-pit gold mine in Sardinia Italy from 2003-07. You’ll see how they left behind a trail of unpaid vendors, a misspent government loan, hidden investors, and a toxic mess known to locals as “Cyanide Beach.”
Watch the film below and visit Dougherty’s Investigative Media website to learn more.
What would happen if a haboob were to sweep across Rosemont’s proposed massive “dry stack” waste dump? It would spread poisonous dust and debris across nearby communities, including Tucson. Check out the below video!