Save the San Juans
One of the most heavily mineralized areas in the world
is the San Juan Mountains in southwest Colorado. The area is rich in
metals that are strategic to United States national defense and to green
technology. Yet, China is the primary supplier of many of these metals
to the western industrialized world, especially the U.S., and in September
2010 they started to use the leverage this affords to push forward their
otherwise unrelated diplomatic agendas. The U.S. is extremely vulnerable,
and the Country must protect and access its domestic reserves immediately.
Speed is of the essence, as putting mines into production takes years,
regardless of whether they're existing mines that are being reopened
or new mines that are being opened for the very first time.
Groups opposing Trout Unlimited's Attempt
to Close Off the Alpine Triangle:
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