InvestigativeMEDIA is pleased to announce the Washington, D.C. premiere of “Cyanide Beach” is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., April 25 at the award-winning E Street Cinema. Admission is free.
“The Washington screening of “Cyanide Beach” is a major milestone in our nationwide effort to inform the public and key policy makers of how a speculative Canadian mining company with a history of deception is exploiting outdated U.S. mining laws in its effort to build a massive open-pit copper mine on public lands in Southern Arizona,” says InvestigativeMEDIA Editor and Filmmaker John Dougherty.
Rep. Raul Grijalva, (D-AZ), Earthworks Executive Director Jennifer Krill and Earthworks Policy Director Lauren Pagel will attend the screening and answer questions about efforts to reform the General Mining Act of 1872.
InvestigativeMEDIA’s 24-minute video reveals the unethical business tactics of Augusta Resource Corporation’s top executives when they owned and operated a gold mine in Sardinia, Italy between 2003 and 2007.
Augusta Resource owns the Rosemont Copper Company, which is seeking government permits to build a mile-wide, half-mile deep copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains on the Coronado National Forest southeast of Tucson.
Earthworks has dubbed the Rosemont mine project as the “poster child” for reforming the antiquated mining law.
The Washington Post selected the E Street Cinema as Washington’s Best Movie Theater in 2011 and 2012.
InvestigativeMedia is pleased to release more than 7,000 pages of Coronado National Forest records on the proposed Rosemont open-pit copper mine. The records were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.
The records include internal emails and supporting documents from January 2012 through early February providing a first-hand look at the permitting process for the proposed mile-wide, half-mile deep mine in the Santa Rita Mountains on the Coronado National Forest about 35 miles southeast of Tucson.
InvestigativeMedia encourages the public and other media to analyze the information and provide feedback on this site. The goal is to encourage public-interest, cloud reporting using this site as a clearinghouse of information, feedback, comments and suggestions on additional reporting.
InvestigativeMedia will issue a series of reports based on these records and information from other sources, including the public.
The Forest Service records are in two large PDF files available here and here.
The release of records is part of InvestigativeMedia’s ongoing review of Augusta Resource Corporation’s proposed Rosemont copper mine, including the 2012 documentary Cyanide Beach.
Rimrock, AZ -InvestigativeMEDIA, LLC is pleased to announced that its documentary “Cyanide Beach” is now available for free public distribution.
“Help us make this video go viral as part of our effort to inform the public about the shady business background of the speculators who want to destroy the Santa Rita Mountains with a massive open-pit copper mine,” filmmaker John Dougherty said. Read the rest of this entry »
InvestigativeMEDIA’s 24-minute video reveals the deceptive business tactics of Augusta Resource Corporation’s top executives when they operated a gold mine in Sardinia, Italy between 2003 and 2007.
Augusta Resource owns the Rosemont Copper Company, which is seeking government permits to build a mile-wide, half-mile deep copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains on the Coronado National Forest southeast of Tucson. Read the rest of this entry »