Mining Boosts the Arizona Economy
a) 12,200 Households are supported by mining in Arizona.
b) Those households spend their wages LOCALLY on groceries, clothes, automobiles, utilities (power, water, phone), mortgages, savings, recreation
2) Mine purchases from LOCAL vendors include:
a) Fuel, Tires and Parts to keep equipment running
b) Pumps, piping, and tools to support mining processes
c) Millions of dollars in electrical power
4) Taxes from mines help fund LOCAL schools and roads, and support other state projects
5) EPA / Reclamation expenditures are ongoing and protect Arizona’s water and air.