Given the realities we're now facing with fires and drought, Barbara Raymond asks why we would take even the slightest chance of destabilizing our own water table.
Today there was a fire at Idaho Maryland and Brunswick roads. Fortunately our amazing response team was able to put it out quickly and save our community.
But as I listened to the air attack team flying hard overhead and anxiously refreshed my phone for updates, I had a sudden sharp thought: oh my gosh – a mine would make this so much worse.
There are many reasons why all of us in Nevada County should rigorously investigate the question of a new mine, but doesn’t this recent fire tell us the only thing we need to know?
Read more in The Union.
Barbara Raymond lives in Grass Valley