Exploration work by Hudbay in 2020 and 2021 has revealed vast deposits of copper on the western side of the Santa Rita mountains, which it will likely mine before the proposed Rosemont Mine on the eastern side.

Editor Dan Shearer describes the earliest production could begin, the details of the unofficial decision by Hudbay, and the decision from the 9th Circuit Court that Hudbay awaits.

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