Mining

Documentary: 'Cyanide Beach'

Rosemont Copper Company intends to dump billions of tons of mine waste laced with mercury, lead, arsenic and other poisons on more than 3,000 acres of the Coronado National Forest in Southern Arizona.

Peru Uses Live Ammo On US-Owned Gold Mine Protesters, 5 Dead

The Peruvian government has declared a state of emergency in the mountain region of Cajamarca where thousands have gathered in recent days to protest the expansion of a gold mine owned by the U.S.-based Newmont Mining that is already the largest in South America.