Letter re: Idaho-Maryland Mine Proposal

Letter by Tony Lauria [Friends, this is a comprehensive letter put together by Tony Lauria, which he is submitting to Nevada County regarding what needs to be considered when putting together a draft Environmental Impact Report for the reopening of the Idaho-Maryland Mine. I am posting the letter here with permission, to be used as

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Racism, Genocide, and Ecocide

by Dianna Suarez, founder of Friends of Bear River (FROBERI). Published June 26, 2020 in the Grass Valley Union. First they took the water. The indigenous people of California were prospering here because of the gentle climate and abundance of food. The first disturbance noticed was to the water, because it is essential to life.

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Immigration Action Alliance and Earth Justice Ministries Helping Those in Need

Other Voices Column by Avila Lowrance.  See Immigration Action Alliance and Earth Justice Ministries Helping Those in Need, published in The Grass Valley Union, June 25, 2020. Immigration Action Alliance is a small organization that most people in Nevada County have never heard of. We have been active since 2017 and have been engaged in

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