McMorris Rodgers: Teck Brings New Jobs to Eastern Washington

SPOKANE – Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released the following statement today applauding the reopening of Pend Oreille Operations, an underground zinc and lead operation managed by Teck American Incorporated. The mine, which is near Metaline Falls, is expected to grow its workforce by 240 employees.

“The reopening of this mine will breathe new life into Pend Oreille County, fueling job opportunities for the hardworking men and women of Eastern Washington. The mine will enable families to discover new possibilities, and I’m thrilled to see such extensive job creation –which will allow so many to achieve a better life.”


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