Pierce for Arizona Mine Inspector Blog


How to Help Bill

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Campaign Info Posted On September 17, 2018


Step one for ensuring miner safety, environmental protection and accountability for mining companies is to get Bill elected! We have a good shot at doing that, which will be made better with your help! You can help by becoming a Bill Pierce Ambassador!


Sign up on the website or email Tamara. As an Ambassador, the campaign will send you materials, t-shirt, button, and information on Bill. From there, you can use them…

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We Need to Secure Abandoned Mines

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Uncategorized Posted On September 10, 2018


Arizona has at least 1,500 unsecured abandoned mines, and nearly 600 unsecured abandoned uranium mines.  Estimates are that there are as many as 10,000-20,000 abandoned mines in Arizona. I hear from adventurers as I travel the state asking to keep these mines open as they like to explore them. However, this is a dangerous pastime as you will see below. Many of these mines must be secured for the safety of residents, children and…

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Thank you miners

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Mining Posted On September 03, 2018


Labor Day is a celebration of the working men and women who help build this country. I am writing this post from a computer that is filled with copper, silica, aluminum, silver, gold, lead and many other raw materials that are mined right here in Arizona.

Mining is not an easy job. In fact, it is among the most dangerous jobs in America (logging is number one). The very nature of mining makes it dangerous.…

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