Permitting Update: Pennsylvania

Despite another legal setback, Gibraltar Rock’s 23-year effort to establish a rock quarry in the township continues, according to its longtime lawyer.

Last month, the legal efforts by the township and a citizens group to stop the quarry won an important victory when the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court re-affirmed the rescinding of a crucial mining permit needed for quarrying to begin.

On June 27, that victory remained standing when Gibraltar Rock’s petition asking that same court to reconsider its decision was denied. The decision “was not unexpected,” said Stephen Harris, Gibraltar’s long-time lawyer.

Read the full story in the Reading Eagle.

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