A Canadian company's proposed Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita
Mountains near Tucson would deplete and contaminate a significant
part of the regional water supply, degrade our air and grossly
disfigure an important tourist and recreation area.
As bad as the budget crisis is in Arizona, and as desperate as
our legislators and our governor are to resolve it, Arizonans have
to demand that they make rational valuations of their actions and
forward thinking assessments of their likely impact on the state
and its citizens.
Difficult economic times and tough budget decisions have led
some people to once again question Pima County spending on
University Physicians Hospital ("UPH must open its books for
county," April 30). The hospital is much too important of a
community asset to be so disparaged.