San Manuel is finding out what happens when an Australian company buys the local copper mine and lays off half the town
ASARCO says it will pay for health tests in Hayden, but residents' lawyers fear a cover-up
Lobbyists ride roughshod over the legislative process, going so far as to write the bills that lawmkers pass
From the week of December 24, 1998
Arizona copper kings are enthusiastic about a pending mine-reclamation law--because they wrote it
Republican revolutionaries want environmental regulators who cooperate with business. Those who enforce Arizona's groundwater laws have to cooperate; there are too few of them to do much else.
WITH PROPOSITION 300--THE PRIVATE-PROPERTY-RIGHTS MEASURE--ARIZONA ONCE AGAIN BECOMES A BATTLEGROUND FOR A NATIONAL RIGHT-WING CRUSADE