Greenwire reports on Rosemont Copper investigation


Greenwire, the leading information source for comprehensive, objective, daily coverage of environmental and energy policy, politics and markets, published a story last week on InvestigativeMEDIA and Rosemont Copper Company.

Former journalist probes company in bid to stop Ariz. copper mine

Manuel Quinones, E&E reporter

Published: Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Foes of a proposed copper mine near Tucson, Ariz., have hired a former journalist to scour records on the mining company’s finances, securities filings and executives in search of damaging information that might halt the project.

John Dougherty, founder of InvestigativeMEDIA LLC and a former reporter for Ohio’s Dayton Daily News and the Phoenix New Times, said he’s looking into the developer, Rosemont Copper Co., and its parent, Augusta Resource Corp., and hoping to raise questions about a planned open-pit mine in the Santa Rita Mountains.

“I think they are probably cooked,” Dougherty said of the mining company’s permitting and financial hurdles. “They’re in a bind.”

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© Copyright 2012 John Dougherty, All rights Reserved. Written For: Investigative MEDIA

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