Vulcan Quarry Under Discussion
Created: Friday, 01 February 2013 12:52
Published: Friday, 01 February 2013 12:52
According to media reports, a hearing called by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) will help to determine the fate of a proposed rock quarry on Gurley Mountain in Alabama. The permit ADEM is looking at granting would allow Vulcan Materials Co. to open a quarry on property where a quarry operated many years ago. The company would also be permitted to build an asphalt plant and a ready mix plant across the creek from the proposed quarry site.
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Kansas Permit Affirmed
Created: Friday, 01 February 2013 12:51
Published: Friday, 01 February 2013 12:51
In a long-running dispute, a panel of the Kansas Court of Appeals affirmed a decision that granted a permit for a quarry operation in Douglas County, Kan., according to the Lawrence Journal-World. In 2002, Hamm Quarry Inc., which for more than 40 years has operated the Petefish quarry southeast of Eudora, wanted to extend its operations into adjoining property that it leases, according to the court decision. Neighbors opposed Hamm’s application for a conditional use permit out of concern that the quarry operation would have a negative impact on their nearby properties.
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