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08 Feb, 2016, 10:00 ET Save the Scenic Santa Ritas: Survival of America's only known wild jaguar seriously threatened by proposed Rosemont Mine

 A trail camera video of America's only known wild jaguar is attracting widespread media and focusing attention on the direct threat...


14 Feb, 2014, 13:21 ET SSSR: Rosemont Mine Would Violate Clean Water, Clean Air and Other Key Laws

 Today, a group of citizens, businesses, ranchers and conservation groups filed comprehensive Objections to the Final Environmental Impact...


20 Nov, 2013, 15:24 ET SSSR: EPA Recommends Against Federal Water Permit for Rosemont Mine

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has dealt a dramatic and potentially devastating blow to Augusta Resource Corporation's proposal to build...


15 Oct, 2013, 16:16 ET Save the Scenic Santa Rita releases Investor Update on Augusta Resource Corporation

 Today, Save the Scenic Santa Ritas (SSSR), a non-profit environmental organization comprised of ranchers, small business owners and community...


04 Sep, 2013, 14:48 ET SSSR: Rosemont mine study draws heavy fire from key agencies

Nine local, state, tribal and federal agencies are highly critical of the latest Forest Service analysis of the proposed Rosemont open-pit copper...


19 Jun, 2013, 14:03 ET Save the Scenic Santa Ritas: Augusta Resource Shareholders Meet, Future of Rosemont Mine Uncertain

Augusta Resource Corporation's annual shareholder meeting in Vancouver, B.C. takes place tomorrow amid increasing regulatory and financial...


29 Mar, 2012, 14:09 ET Save the Scenic Santa Ritas: Rosemont Copper Conceals Prior Bankruptcy in Arizona Filings

 A formal complaint was filed today with the Arizona Corporation Commission alleging Rosemont Copper, a wholly owned subsidiary of Augusta...


24 Feb, 2012, 10:00 ET Save the Scenic Santa Ritas: "Extraordinary" EPA Letter Says Augusta Resource's Rosemont Copper Mine "Should Not Proceed as Proposed"

 In another major blow to Augusta Resource Corporation's plans to build an open pit copper mine near Tucson, Arizona, the U.S. Environmental...


21 Feb, 2012, 10:00 ET Save the Scenic Santa Ritas: Augusta Resource's Proposed Rosemont Mine Threatens Southern Arizona's Water

 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week warned that Augusta Resource Corporation's proposed Rosemont Mine may not obtain a key...


20 Dec, 2011, 13:30 ET Save the Scenic Santa Ritas: Augusta Resource - "Persistent Failure to Disclose"

Today, Save the Scenic Santa Ritas (SSSR), a volunteer-based non-profit in Tucson, Arizona, simultaneously filed complaints with securities...