Air Quality Permits of Interest | Copper World, Inc.
Air Quality Permits of Interest
Copper World, Inc. (formerly Rosemont Copper Company)
Revised on: August 17, 2023 - 12:46 am
Copper World, Inc. (formerly Rosemont Copper Company) is located at 21900 S. Sonoita Highway, Vail, Arizona 85641.
The Copper World Project is a proposed open-pit copper mining and ore processing operation located 30 miles southeast of Tucson in Pima County.
Air Quality Permitting
On Oct. 21, 2022, ADEQ received the Class II Air Quality Permit application for the Copper World Project from Copper World, Inc.. The proposed operation consists of open-pit mining, including drilling, blasting, loading, stockpiling, and hauling of ore and waste rock; milling; leaching; a solvent extraction/electrowinning facility; a sulfuric acid plant; and supporting operations, such as internal combustion engines and storage tanks.
9025 East Santa Rita Road Sahuarita, Arizona 85629