- Oct 12, 2009
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Do liberals think solar panels and windmills just fall from the sky?Oak Flat swap was agreed to by Congress as part of 2014 defence appropriations billwww.independent.co.uk
The Biden administration has put the brakes on a controversial deal to hand over sacred Apache land for a huge copper mining operation in Arizona. Now the Department of Agriculture will spend several more months consulting with Native American tribes over the Oak Flat land swap deal.The federal government has ordered the US Forest Service to withdraw an environmental impact statement that would have given Resolution Copper the land.
A 15 January decision, just days before the end of Donald Trump’s time in office, had started a 60-day process to swap 5,376 acres of private land for 2,200 acres of forest land for Resolution Copper to develop a mine.
President Joe puts the boot on corporate mining...