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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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Frac Sand Quarry Under Discussion

The Missouri Department of Resources (DNR) will make decisions about what comes next for Summit Proppants’ applications for a permit under the Land Reclamation Program to build a sand quarry in the western part of Ste. Genevieve County.

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Wyoming Quarry Permitted

Sheridan County, Wyo., commissioners approved a 20-year quarry permit for a 10-acre quarry at their regularly scheduled meeting, according to the Sheridan Journal.

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Vulcan Prevails In Virginia Court

According to, the Supreme Court of Virginia has sided with Caroline County’s Board of Supervisors in a lawsuit involving Vulcan Materials Co.’s planned mining project on Albert Wachtmeister’s 541-acre Black Marsh Farms property in the Skinker’s Neck area of Caroline.

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Gravel Operations Get CUPs

After listening to gravel hauling concerns, the Brown County, Minn., Planning Commission added a number of Conditional Use Permit (CUP) conditions to a pair of North Star Township gravel mining operations applications.

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