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Missouri Quarry Gets Permit

After a lengthy public hearing, the Lee’s Summit, Mo., City Council approved a special use permit to allow quarrying rock at the northwest corner of Pryor Road and Interstate-470.

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Pennsylvania Quarry Seeks Air Quality Permit

According to The Times-Tribune, the Covington Township, Pa., board of supervisors is asking the state Department of Environmental Protection to carefully review Eureka Stone Quarry’s application to renew its air quality permit.

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California Quarry Permits Asphalt Plant

The San Rafael Rock Quarry in Marin, Calif., won permission to recycle asphalt from Marin roads projects despite opposition from neighbors who worried the move will intensify operations, according to a report in the Marin Independent Journal.

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Martin Marietta Quarry Seeks Expansion

According to the Berkeley Independent, Martin Marietta Materials wants to expand the operations of its Jamestown, S.C., quarry. Local residents have expressed concerns about safety issues regarding the truck traffic this operation will produce and the way the trucks are driven.

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Kansas Quarry will not Face Restrictions

Residents who live near the Hamm Buchheim Quarry in western Douglas County, Kan., walked away frustrated after county commissioners declined to put any new restrictions on how the quarry operates, according to the Lawrence Journal-World.

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