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MINES AND MEN

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"Once in a while, when it rained a lot, cyanide from a mine might wash into our creeks, and maybe a cow or two might drink the water and die."

"The remoteness of this area is important. I'd rather keep it unused and value it for that reason than have a gold mine here."

"We're selling our souls for a couple of jobs." "I look at the land as a scientist, as compared to those who look at it with a Walt Disney approach."

"The greatest contribution some of these people could give the environment is to go take a shower."~

The mining company "does not have a moral, personal relationship with Granite Mountain.

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Terry Greene