New Hampshire Sand Operation Seeks Expansion

Graves Trucking Inc. submitted an application seeking certain permissions to open and operate a sand and gravel pit on a 31.2-acre site abutting property in Walpole, N.H. – already home to a sand and gravel pit, according to the Sentinel Source. George Graves owns the existing sand and gravel pit. His son, Timothy, owns Graves Trucking Inc., and is proposing the new pit.

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Kentucky Quarry Moves Forward

A state permit allowing the mining of limestone at a proposed Simpson County, Ky., quarry has been issued, according to the Bowling Green Daily News. The Kentucky Department for Surface Mining of Reclamation and Enforcement’s Division of Field Services granted the permit to Drakes Creek Holding, a subsidiary of Charles DeWeese Construction.

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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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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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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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