Strata Corp. Quarry Opposed
Created: Wednesday, 09 May 2012 13:16
Published: Wednesday, 09 May 2012 13:16
Ortonville, Minn., residents and others in the vicinity of a proposed quarry spoke their mind at a public hearing before the Big Stone County, Minn., board of commissioners.
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Lehigh May Build 4.5-Mile Conveyor
Created: Wednesday, 09 May 2012 13:15
Published: Wednesday, 09 May 2012 13:15
Lehigh Cement Co. is pursing plans to erect a 4.5-mile conveyor system between its quarry in New Windsor, Md., and its Union Bridge, Md., cement plant, according to a report in the Baltimore Sun. The conveyor would run under roads, rails, streams and over acres of protected farmland. Lehigh says such a system is the best way to keep the plant running. But some local residents have criticized Lehigh's environmental record and are concerned about the prospect of construction on agriculturally preserved land.
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