Martin Marietta Withdraws Application
Created: Monday, 23 April 2012 17:20
Published: Monday, 23 April 2012 17:20
Martin Marietta Materials Inc. withdrew its permit application for a quarry in Onslow County, N.C., according to a report in The Daily News, Jacksonville, N.C. The move came after the company presented an amended plan following its initial bid for a special-use permit. The plan for a 1,831-acre limestone operation – which was to have three phases with the first phase taking 40 years to mine – generated community opposition.
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Bremer Quarry Receives Approval
Created: Monday, 23 April 2012 17:18
Published: Monday, 23 April 2012 17:18
The Bremer Quarry, Lake City, Minn., received a conditional-use permit to continue operating for decades; however the Wabasha County, Minn., Board, which approved the permit in a 14-0 vote, might face a lawsuit as a result. The permit, according to a report in the Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn. – which sets out details such as times to blast or crush rock and how to reclaim the land – became entangled in legal issues when it was learned that a joint county-city planning group might actually have the final say in the permit.
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