Cemex Still Fighting Soledad Canyon Battle
Created: Friday, 15 March 2013 16:42
Published: Friday, 15 March 2013 16:42
By Mark S. Kuhar
Cemex USA has a positive track record of environmental responsibility. For example, eight of its sites recently received certifications through the Wildlife Habitat Council’s (WHC) Corporate Lands for Learning and Wildlife at Work Programs. Its cement plants have received EPA Energy Star certification and it is proceeding with plans to use solar power at it quarries.
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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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