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Mack Shaver: Vote against reopening the Idaho Maryland Mine

Local resident and former National Park Service Superintendent watched the boom and bust of the oil shale economy in North Dakota.

The euphoria of increased jobs, home values, and hotel construction soon fades to fear for community culture, the increase in crime, the drop in housing values, and the diminishment of the once promised economy.

He asks Nevada County to spare our vibrant county culture, environment, and its stead economy.

Read his full May 6, 2023 opinion piece in The Union.


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