Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Operations Receive Environmental Stewardship Award

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February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan Morenci operations recently received the Arizona Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program Award from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.

The award recognizes companies that go above and beyond what is required by law from an environmental perspective.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Morenci Mine Receives Award for Bat Preservation Program


Freeport-McMoRan’s Morenci copper mining operations were recently honored by the Arizona Mining Association with the 2018 Sustainability, Preservation and Diversity in Environment award in recognition of environmental excellence.

The award recognized the Morenci operations for its role in protecting and monitoring some 1.5 million bats roosting in two areas – a nearby cave and a historic mine opening – as well as for conservation education outreach in the community.

Freeport-McMoRan Receives Wildlife Habitat Council Award


The Morenci Mine in Arizona received a Bat Conservation Action Award from the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC), presented in partnership with Bat Conservation International for outstanding bat preservation and education efforts.

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