Column by Hal Walter
Mining – May 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine –
I HAVE TO ADMIT, when Bob Gomez called and left a message in mid-March about a proposed open-pit mica mine on a 40-acre parcel in the middle of his three-square-mile residential area, I thought that someone was playing an early April Fool’s joke on me. And a bad one at that.
The entire story sounded ludicrous, almost suspiciously elaborate.