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Copper is the official metal of Arizona

By Lee Allison Governor Doug Ducey today signed legislation making copper the official metal of the state of Arizona. [Right, copper plates produced in Arizona. Credit, Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold] According to the announcement from the governor’s office, Senate Bill 1441 was sponsored by State Senator Steve Smith after a fourth-grade Read Full Article…

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Battle over museum transfer heats up

By Lee Allison The bill to transfer the former Mining & Mineral Museum from the Arizona Historical Society to the Arizona Geological Survey is generating heated debate. Although both AHS and AZGS have taken official neutral positions on SB1200, supporters and opponents are squaring off. [Right, artists rendition for the Read Full Article Here For…

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Battle over museum transfer heats up

By Lee Allison The bill to transfer the former Mining & Mineral Museum from the Arizona Historical Society to the Arizona Geological Survey is generating heated debate. Although both AHS and AZGS have taken official neutral positions on SB1200, supporters and opponents are squaring off. [Right, artists rendition for the Read Full Article Here For…

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Dropping rent provision keeps museum bill alive

By Lee Allison The Arizona House Appropriations Committee today approved SB1200, transferring the former Mining & Mineral Museum building to AZGS to create a new Mining, Mineral, and Natural Resources Educational Museum. It also transfers $428,300 per year in funding from the Arizona Historical Society budget to AZGS to pay for Read Full Article Here…

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Arizona Mining Review broadcast is online

By Lee Allison The March episode of the Arizona Mining Review was video cast this morning and is now posted online at our YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/azgswebI interviewed Ken Green with Fraser Institute, the main author of a new survey of mining company executives on the attractiveness of different jurisdictions around Read Full Article Here…

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$500 million in deferred maintenance in Arizona’s national parks

By Lee Allison National parks in Arizona have over $516 million in deferred maintenance needs with Grand Canyon accounting for $329 million of that. This is out of a national total of $11.5 billion of maintenance needs according to a report from the National Park Service. Amounts needed for Arizona parks Read Full Article Here…

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UA and ASU geology and earth science programs top ranked

By Lee Allison The earth sciences program at the University of Arizona (Geosciences Dept.) was ranked #7 in the U.S. by US News & World Report in new rankings. ASU ranked #16 (School of Earth & Space Exploration). UA Geosciences’ Geology program ranked #3 and was #8 Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

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Federal fracking rules: nothing to see in Arizona

By Lee Allison The Bureau of Land Management issued rules last week for hydraulic fracturing on Federal and Indian lands. This is mainly aimed at all the wells being drilled into shales for oil and gas. There is no shale oil or shale gas development in Arizona, and the potential has Read Full Article Here…

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