PERMITTING – SEPTEMBER 2020

CEMEX Continues Fight for Soloedad Canyon Project The decades-long battle over a CEMEX aggregates operation in the Santa Clarita Valley in California is far from over, even though the company’s second 10-year mining contract officially expired on July 31. CEMEX requested a one-year extension of the mining contract at Soloedad Canyon, a request that was denied by the Bureau of…

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PERMITTING – JANUARY 2019

Washington Quarry Faces Opposition In Washougal, Wash., a local conservation group, plus about two-dozen property owners, filed a letter warning they intend to sue a government commission that oversees land-use regulations in the Columbia River Gorge unless action is taken against a mining operation in east Clark County. According to KATU News, in late November, Nathan Baker, senior staff attorney…

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