State Rep. David Cook Expresses Support for Mining Projects in Arizona

Arizona State Rep. David Cook (R-Globe) sent a statement to the U.S. Forest Service Monday, sharing his full support for mineral exploration and mining projects in rural Arizona.

“Mining in Arizona creates not only much needed jobs for our rural communities but a wealth for the Arizona and National Economy,” Cook said in his letter to the Forest Service. “We need to continue producing natural resources in this state for our nation’s security since as a nation we are not energy independent but rather dependent on others, which results in higher costs to citizens.”

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