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USDA puts brakes on land transfer for Arizona copper mine

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Biden administration is pulling back an environmental review that cleared the way for a parcel of federal land that Apaches consider sacred to be turned over for a massive copper mining operation in eastern Arizona.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that it likely will take several months to further consult with Native American tribes and others about their concerns over Oak Flat and determine whether the environmental review fully complies with the law.
The agency cited President Joe Biden's recent memo on strengthening relationships with tribal...
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