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500 people attended the "Protect Our Species" Silver City Earth Day celebration on Saturday. 50 community businesses, clubs and environmental groups including Freeport-McMoRan's environmental department, offered information and dialogue about threatened or endangered species, climate change, native plant species, voter education and other issues related to the environment.


The Chaffee Housing Trust received $40,000 to go towards holding four two-bedroom homes in the Farm subdivision that will remain permanently affordable, targeting homebuyers making 80 percent of Area Median Income. The Chaffee Housing Trust was awarded the grant from the Climax-Area Community Investment Fund, one of 13 nonprofits in Lake, Summit, Chaffee and Eagle counties to receive funding in this year's cycle of grants.


Climax Molybdenum awards $300,400 to 13 nonprofits through the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation's 2019 Climax Area Community Investment Fund (CIF) process. The Climax Area CIF was established in 2011 to focus on programs and projects that help create sustainability and reduce dependency on any single industry. Eligible programs and projects include those in the areas of education, community and economic development, environmental stewardship, as well as health and wellness.


Freeport-McMoRan Inc. has been named by Forbes magazine as one of America's Best Employers for 2019. The annual rankings spotlight the top 500 large U.S. companies across 38 different industries. Freeport ranked 143rd overall and 11th out of 25 companies in the "Construction, Oil & Gas Operations, Mining and Chemicals" category.


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