Controversial Oak Flat Mine Proposal Sparks Debate over Environmental Impact and Cultural Preservation

The proposed mine at Oak Flat, Arizona, has been the center of a controversial controversy between economic interests and environmental concerns. Resolution Copper, a partnership between Rio Tinto and BHP, has set its sights on removing a sizable copper deposit from beneath this critically important ecological and cultural area.

Environmentalists, representatives of indigenous groups, and supporters of historic preservation ...

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