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Tom J. Behlmer: What Rise Gold’s mailer left out

Rise Gold's recent mailer amazed Tom Behlmer with the long list of facts they never mentioned, like truck traffic, Mossman's history, risk to wells, silica dust, poor financials, and risk of car/truck accidents. What could go wrong?


Residents of the area have or will receive a mailer from Rise Gold Corp. It asks the recipient to return the self-addressed reply card if they support the mine, which presumably will be used to lobby the Nevada County Board of Supervisors.

I was amazed at what was left out. The mailer makes it sound as if Grass Valley is being blessed with the mine opportunity. If Rise Gold is permitted to operate for 80 years, for which they asked, can they be trusted to operate safely and honestly. The mailer does not inspire confidence. Here is the whole truth that was not mentioned.

Read on in The Union.

Tom J. Behlmer lives in Grass Valley.


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