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Opinion: Save Iron Springs from Highway 9 expansion

Preserve Iron Springs

The Iron Springs area is a fragile environment. In June, it is alive with wildflowers, animals and recreational users enjoying a bike path. The new plan for the area will put in a four-lane highway, destroy wildlife and damage the springs — all for the sake of a faster route to Breckenridge.

As a speaker for the voiceless members of our community, we are not in favor of this proposal. Leigh Girvin, of the Continental Divided Land Trust, said in a June 10 Summit Daily article that she sees the benefit to the community. Which community?

I do believe we are back to the popular song made famous by Joni Mitchell: “They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.”

Sandra Slosky

Frisco


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