Appeals court ruling blocks Hudbay’s massive mining operation in the sacred Santa Rita Mountains

The latest twist in the battle over building the nation’s third largest open-pit copper mine in Southern Arizona’s Santa Rita Mountains has derailed Hudbay Mineral Inc.’s mining operations and left the Canadian corporation on the losing end of a court decision.On Thursday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a 2019 ruling by federal … Continue reading Appeals court ruling blocks Hudbay’s massive mining operation in the sacred Santa Rita Mountains