Abrasive commissioner nearly scuppers New Mexico garnet facility
Published: Thursday, 28 May 2015
Burrell Western will now be able to develop its facility as originally stated, after the local county commission board approved its plan for a garnet processing plant in New Mexico. Further rejection could have seen the facility moved to Texas.
In a case that demonstrates how important local politics can
be to industrial mineral developments, US-based Burrell Western
Resources has finally been approved for a city tax break to aid
the construction of a garnet processing facility in Oro Grande,
New Mexico, after an earlier county commission board did