Local impacts include health hazards, water, air quality, noise, traffic, emergency response, limited access to a lovely hiking and horseback riding canyon, destruction of a beautiful environment.

The Kirkland Mining Company, in a written letter to Representative Paul Gosar's office dated July 31, 2017, states that the material is "high in silica, a known carcinogen." The material analysis shows 74% silica content.

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