February 11, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Letter: No state money for Ambler Road


I was disappointed to see that Gov. Bill Walker decided to reinstate millions of state dollars for the proposed Ambler industrial mine road that will benefit international mining companies. Whatever happened to industry paying its own way?

If this mine is going to be as profitable as they tell us, then let the mining companies take the risk and reap the reward. That’s the way the free market system is supposed to work, right? Public money should not be a part of this development. Where are those fiscal conservatives when we need them?

Mark Miner


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