Harris Quarry Permit Approved

County supervisors paved the way for the expansion of the Harris Quarry in Willits, Calif., and establishment of an asphalt plant on the site by confirming the quarry's use permit, according to the Willits News.

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Suit Filed Against Quarries

A motions hearing has been set for a lawsuit that three couples living near the Bremer Quarry, south of Lake City, Minn., have filed against Wabasha County and the quarry, according to the Post Bulletin, Rochester, Minn.

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Pennsy Moves Process Forward

Dorrance Township, Pa., residents were allowed to comment on a quarry's plan to move operations to the south side of Small Mountain Road, according to the Standard Speaker.

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Maine Quarries Facing Push-Back

A conflict over quarries in Bangor, Maine, continued at a Business and Economic Development Committee meeting, according to WABI TV 5.

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Iron Mountain Moves Forward

Jefferson County, Wash., intends to issue a permit that will allow Iron Mountain Quarry to blast within a mile of the resort community of Port Ludlow, Wash., according to a report in the Port Townsend Leader. The approval reportedly comes with 35 mitigation measures but without the company submitting a full environmental impact statement (EIS) as the county suggested.

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