Phosphate mining, its jobs, and its environmental impact are big things in SE Idaho-
A lot of the folks I talked with today spontaneously and favorably brought up this article by Marv Hoyt, Idaho Representative for the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. It appeared in the Pocatello, Idaho newspaper. March 24, 2010.
Phosphate Mining and Our Hope for Change. By Marv Hoyt. Idaho State Journal.