Copper at the Crossroads

Arizona has been a leading copper producer for more than a century. The metal has contributed to fortune and failure, boom and bust. The series Copper at the Crossroads examines the past, present, and future of copper mining in the state. It originally aired in 2011 on Tucson NPR station KUAZ-FM.

Reporter/Producer: Mark Duggan

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Copper mine tailings piles in the desert

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