Federal land is scheduled to be handed over to private industry. The copper mine planned would be the largest in North America, sinking a section of the Tonto National Forest into a two-mile wide crater.
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- April 27, 2017But quite a bit of damage has already been done.
- April 23, 2014After a century of struggling against powerful interests to make American workplaces safer and corporations responsive to their employees, are we losing ground?
- February 14, 2014“When this much coal slurry goes into the stream, it wipes the stream out.”
- January 8, 2014During the last three months of 2013, 15 miners died on the job. The uptick coincides with budget cuts that mean inspectors can afford to visit a workplace only every 99 years, on average.
- May 14, 2013As the amount of carbon dioxide in our planet's atmosphere has increased, so too have donations to politicians from the fossil fuel industries.
- April 19, 2013See the true pros and cons of this controversial procedure, which has been contaminated with misinformation.
- July 19, 2012To blast Blair Mountain into rubble would obliterate a piece of American history that coal companies would rather we forget.
- March 8, 2002 | NOWNOW considers the consequences of gas drilling in the American West, including the disposal of millions of gallons of ground water, then looks at the racial and power struggles of Zimbabwe's election.