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Not so fast with writing off gold mine

Don Rogers - The Union July 19, 2020

Ironically enough, the way to clean up the environment around the old Idaho-Maryland Mine might well be reopening it.

You’d think nearby residents and environmental advocates would be eager — or at least willing — to explore this possibility before trying to smother the baby in the crib. To see whether tailings polluting the ground these past seven decades might finally be removed. Whether a million gallons a day of fresh drinking water might be welcomed in a thirsty county. All this under strict state scrutiny. Read the full article in The Union.

Read Ralph Silberstein's response.


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