Alliance Metal in Holding Pattern Amidst Covid-19

When the Supervisors meeting was cancelled and everything was put on hold, pretty much everything smelter related stopped…including our updates.  I saw someone request a source for the latest update on the smelter the other day on social media and it occurred to me that we should at least give everyone an update on where…

Our Message Continues with Sierra Club

Understandably, many of us have shifted focus during this captive time of the Covid-19 virus. Our minds and hearts are focused on caring for our family, our community and on the various outcomes of what the future looks like. We are a strong community. We have the capacity to carry on and continue wanting the…

This Could be the Most Important Meeting to Stop the Smelter

County Supervisor Public Hearing and Meeting Discussion and possible action regarding Alliance Metals application. Monday March 16th at 3:00 pm at the Centennial Community Center in Wenden could be the most important day in the fight to prevent the smelter from being built in McMullen Valley.  I say could because the Supervisors have essentially four…

Mission Failed

Since the end of 2019 and until February 29th, Alliance Metals and Rose Law-PR firm have spent time revising their plans in attempt  to make the smelter more acceptable to the community. Their mission: winning over the hearts and minds of the people of McMullen Valley. Alliance made a valiant effort but it appears that they…

Alliance Metals Open House

Now is the opportunity to speak directly to the individual who brought us the smelter, Loren Barton, VP Alliance Metals and at this point still the only employee. Loren and Rose are hosting this open house to try and explain why bring the smelter to McMullen Valley, even with the changes they are making, is…

More Information About Alliance Metals Planned Open Houses

Update:  It seems that Alliance/Rose did not contact Salome Restaurant to make arrangements for their open house.  The restaurant contacted them through their Facebook page last night and told them that they were welcome to have lunch there but there would be no “meeting”.  I am unsure now if Loren will even show up.  I believe that…

Opportunity to Address Loren Barton-Alliance Metals in Person

Below is a letter going out to all Wenden residents regarding Alliance Metals.  Please, everyone who can, plan on attending. Important Update on Alliance Metals Plans for Building a Smelter in Wenden  Alliance Metals is moving forward with their plans to build the smelter despite rumors to the contrary.  They’ve been conducting meetings with several…

Alliance Metals Update

I know that all of you have been wondering what has been happening with Alliance Metals application for rezoning so, here is what I can tell you. There seems to be a misconception regarding the cancellation of the January 13th Supervisors meeting. Alliance has not withdrawn their application.  Alliance has not abandoned their project.  Alliance…

Waiting…

As you all know, the Supervisor meeting that was originally scheduled for Jan 13th was cancelled; however, it is more appropriate to say that it was delayed.  Unfortunately, we are hearing from a number of people that they think Alliance Metals has withdrawn their application.  THAT IS NOT TRUE!  The meeting was simply delayed to…

Supervisor Meeting Delayed

Yesterday, Alliance Metals officially requested that the county cancel the Supervisors meeting scheduled for January 13th.  This is only a postponement!  The meeting will be rescheduled. Alliance is apparently working on things that they can do in order to answer the communities concerns and to “help the supervisors in their further consideration of these docket…