Open Pit Gold Mine Protest Succeeds in Mexico.

Protesting a large mining operation can be done with smart organization, commitment, and a catchy rallying slogan. A large open pit gold operation proposed near Cabo san Lucas in Baja, California was stopped. This article is a summary of how that protest was mounted, helped, spearheaded with the help of John McNerney, a former resident of Jerome who founded Jerome Instrument Corporation in the 1980’s and helped in the protest that was galvanizing around a new gold mine that has been proposed for Jerome.

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