Ariz. town removes roadblock to Curis copper mine project

Apr 03, 2013 | 11:34 AM | Suzy Waite

Tags  Curis Resources, Florence, Rita Maquire, Michael McPhie, copper, sulfuric acid, Environmental Protection Agency, Suzy Waite

NEW YORK — Curis Resources Ltd. is free to focus on starting construction of a copper mine in Florence, Ariz., after town authorities rescinded an ordinance that made the company’s sulfuric-acid-based copper extraction process illegal.

"We would like to acknowledge the decision by the mayor and council of the town of Florence to rescind this ordinance," Rita Maguire, senior legal and government affairs advisor to Curis, said in a statement. "We appreciate the willingness of the town staff and the council to work with company management and representatives to....





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