Rosemont Copper project receives air quality permit

Rosemont Copper project receives air quality permit

CREATED Jan 31, 2013

Web Producer: Ina Ronquillo

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Augusta Resource Corporation has announced it has received the Air Quality Permit for its Rosemont Copper project from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.

The Air Quality Permit shows the operating, monitoring and reporting parameters that Rosemont Copper must comply with to meet all federal, state and local air quality requirements.

Rosemont has received seven major permits required to commence construction. The project needs only one more major permit, the Clean Water Act Permit, that will be to received upon the issuance of the Record of Decision on the Plan of Operations from the U.S. Forest Service.

"Having received one of the last permits remaining represents a major achievement for the Rosemont Copper project as we near the end of the permitting process and prepare for construction this year," said Gil Clausen, Augusta's President and CEO.