Exploration projects planned for Patagonia Mountains | Local News Stories

By Angela Gervasi • Nogales International
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For years, and particularly in recent months, concerns and opposition have reared up among Santa Cruz County residents over the Hermosa Project – a prospective mining operation in the Patagonia Mountains managed by Australian company South32.

Meanwhile, another company has moved forward in the federal permitting process for a separate, potentially seven-year drilling endeavor: the Sunnyside Exploration Drilling Project.

A Mexican Spotted Owl in Humboldt Canyon. 

The Patagonia Mountains, covered with a layer of snow.

Humboldt Canyon in the Coronado National Forest.

By Angela Gervasi • Nogales International www.nogalesinternational.com

2023-09-01 22:16:00 , www.nogalesinternational.com – Vivrr Local Results in news of type article

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