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Copper mining paused

PHOENIX — An appeals court in Arizona sided with the San Carlos Apache Tribe, which argued that a previously permitted copper mining site “radically changed [its] nature” by adding a 7,000-foot-deep shaft. The mining company’s permit is not renewed and the state’s environmental agency must reevaluate the mine’s potential water pollution effects.

Read the ruling here.

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