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Mapes Wins Environmental Award

Dan Mapes of the National Lime & Stone Company, Findlay, Ohio, will receive the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's 2009 Environmental Leadership Award.

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Quarrying Moratorium Imposed

In the former Philippines capital Quezon City, the environmental department issued a moratorium on all quarrying activities citing imminent danger in the area

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Public Weighs Against Grand Canyon Mining

Environmentalists are urging Congress to support legislation to permanently ban mining claims on public land surrounding the Grand Canyon. Under the mining law of 1872, more than one thousand uranium mining claims have been staked just outside park boundaries.<

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