Trump Administration Clears Way for Mining Company to Take Over Sacred Indigenous Land

After more than 15 years of protest by tribal organizations, local communities, and environmental groups across the country from Arizona to Washington, DC, an extended battle over a valuable parcel of land in central Arizona entered a new phase. On Friday, the Forest Service released the final environmental impact statement green-lighting a controversial mining project. This means the land can be transferred to Resolution Copper, the company behind the project, within 60 days.


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