Arizona congressional representatives Gabrielle Giffords and Raul Grijalva have turned up the heat on the Forest Service in an effort to stop the disastrous Rosemont Copper mining project south of Tucson in the Santa Rita Mountains.
Read about their recent efforts in an article in The Green Valley News.
View the approximate location of the proposed project on Google Maps at http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=31.833333,-110.75&z=13&t=h&hl=en.
Check out these links to learn more:
Save the Scenic Santa Ritas, a volunteer-based, non-profit organization fighting the proposed mine.
The Forest Service Environmental Impact Statement home page for the Rosemont Copper Project.
The Rosemont Copper public relations site.