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Assignment: Write the opinion asked for at the end of the article after researching the three websites. Submit it to the forest service if you like and hand in a hard copy for credit. Same rules apply—2pg, double space, 12pt., 1 in. margins. Opinion Rosemont: Jobs or nature? E Opinion by Martin Rosales ARIZONA DAILY STAR Tucson, Arizona | Published: 04.13.2008 advertisement The proposed Rosemont copper mine on the eastern slope of the Santa Rita M ountains is a study in competing interests. On one hand, it would bring much-needed, high-paying jobs to Tucson and Southern Arizona for about 20 years, but it would take away some recreational opportunities and permanently deface a mountainside. The mine would produce a valuable commodity needed by the United States and the world, but could lower the water table near the Santa Ritas. The mine would stimulate the economy of Southern Arizona and the state, but could increase water, air and noise pollution in the area close to the mine. These are some of the competing interests Southern Arizonans must keep in mind as the debate continues over whether an open-pit mine should be built by Vancouver, Canada-based Augusta Resource Corp. at the former
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course INDV 102 taught by Professor Polakowski during the Spring '08 term at Arizona.

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