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Mark Hotsenpiller: Mine survey is worthless

Local resident Mark Hotsenpiller reflects on Rise Gold's recent opinion survey, questioning its accuracy and suggesting what should be done with it.


So Ben Mossman hired someone to conduct a private survey about Rise Gold. Is anyone surprised what this survey reported? Such a survey is worthless. It wasn’t independent, publicly informed, and probably did not have any scientific basis for accuracy. These are the hallmarks of a valid survey.

Mr. Mossman is obviously desperate to open the mine, yet clearly public opinion is against him...finish reading in The Union.

Mark Hotsenpiller lives in Grass Valley.


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