Permitting Update: Colorado

Applicants for a gravel extraction operation along the Colorado River will return to the Eagle County Planning Commission requesting a special use permit to begin mining, County staff has recommended the commission approve the special use permit with conditions.

Ideas for a gravel pit in the Dotsero area along the Colorado River have been rejected twice since 2016, but the project found a new life in 2022 following a ruling from the Eagle County Planning Commission which said the project does not need an exception to the Dotsero Area Community Plan to be approved.

Read the story in Vail Daily.

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