Our region is headed for an entirely preventable disaster of similar proportions to the toxic spill in East Palestine, Ohio.
ADEQ Failing to Protect Our Aquifers
Here’s why South32’s plan to dewater the Patagonia Mountains should not have been permitted.
Why S32’s Dewatering Permit Is Under Appeal
In early January 2022, two appeals, one by PARA and one by Chris Werkhoven, of Sonoita, were heard by the Office of Administrative Hearings concerning a Significant Amendment to an […]
Groundwater Threats to Sonoita Creek Watershed
The Nature Conservancy has recorded Sonoita Creek surface water flow at its riparian preserve near Patagonia since 1992. Water flows from there into Patagonia Lake, joins the Santa Cruz River at […]
Hermosa Mine Trucks on SR 82 and SR 83 – Really?
This sign at the southern end of SR82 in Nogales discourages commercial trucks from traveling through Patagonia and Sonoita. Vehicles associatedwith the Hermosa Project would significantly increase truck traffic on […]