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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,

It was with great interest to read Hugh Thompson’s critique of my opinion about the rare earth mine and processing center being proposed for the Sundance and Upton areas respectively. Yes, the mine itself would only occupy about 250 acres of the 9000 acres RER has at their disposal. This information is available on their website. What was missing from my article was that there are two other sites being developed at this time and should be in operation by 2023: the Round Top mine and processing center to be located at some distance from El Paso, TX and the Mountain Pass mine and pr...