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There have been a number of articles published regarding the aluminum recycling smelter project.  Below are links to them so you can catch up with what has been said.

We are currently working on videos as well and will post them as soon as they are ready.

You Tube Videos

I think that you will really want to see this video done by Marcus De Leon about how residents of the Valley feel about the smelter project.


Ep. 2: What’s Up, Duce?  (February 29th, 2020)  P&Z Meeting

Viva McMullen Valley Episode 1

Sierra Club Magazine

Wenden Residents Unite Behind “No Smelter Here Campaign”  (Published April 8th, 2020)


Arizona Mirror

Photo by Phil Soto for Arizona Mirror


La Paz County zoning officials reject plan to build smelter in farming community.  Published December 10, 2019





Arizona Republic

ADEQ to issue Air Quality ControlPermit for Alliance Metals  Published 11/29/2019

Plant would bring jobs, tax revenue to rural Arizona. Some residents say no thanks

Coverage of February 29th Open House  Published February 29th, 2020.


Anna Camacho

Assessor concerned over unpaid Alliance taxes and fees

Published December 20, 2019


Hypocrisy is alive and well in La Paz County as our community fights off a smelter and another part of the county welcomes a hemp facility.  All brought to you by the La Paz Economic Development Corp. and Skip Becker.

Council hears presentation on ‘biggest investment ever in Parker,’ a large hemp facility

Published December 22, 2019

Image courtesy of Parker Pioneer

Residents torch Alliance Metals smelter plans.  Published December 11, 2019