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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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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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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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Strata Corp. Quarry Opposed

Ortonville, Minn., residents and others in the vicinity of a proposed quarry spoke their mind at a public hearing before the Big Stone County, Minn., board of commissioners.

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