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Rosemont Project FEIS, ROD and Unpatented Mining Claims Dealt Blow by Arizona District Court

by James P. Allen and Michael C. Ford The Rosemont Copper Project suffered a shocking setback with a July 31, 2019 order issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona in Center for Biological Diversity, et al., v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service, et al. (4:17-cv-00475-JAS).  In a nutshell, the Court ruled […]

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Lurking in the Shadows—Issues in Developing Historic Mine Properties: Part 1

by Jim Allen It’s a familiar admonition to exploration geologists seeking new mineral deposits:  Look first “in the shadow of the headframe.”  For a variety of reasons, a new source of production is more likely to be found not far from where historic mining took place.  But historic mining property comes with a list of […]

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