Entries by Troy Corder

Ninth Circuit Ruling Statement

Resolution Copper notes the 9th Circuit’s decision to uphold the lower court ruling denying the request for injunctive relief. Over the past 11 years, the U.S. Forest Service has shaped the Resolution Copper project through a rigorous, independent review under the National Environmental Policy Act,

Understanding of a Unique Native Plant Species in Arizona

A specific soapberry tree, Sapindus saponaria var. drummondii, is known to only occur in Arizona. This tree, identified by its small, red berries and bright green leaves, holds cultural importance for many Native American tribes. Soapberry wood was used by Native Americans to craft arrows in the early twentieth century and the black seeds can […]

Vandalism at Oak Flat

A member of the Resolution Copper team discovered that a number of crosses located at the Oak Flat Campground had been removed from their place and left on site. We are dismayed by this disrespectful act and have notified the U.S. Forest Service of the incident.