Permitting from South Carolina

According to the Times and Democrat, the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates has applied for permits to establish a limestone quarry and processing plant on Addidas Road, less than four miles southeast of the town of Eutawville, S.C. A subsidiary, Vulcan Construction Materials LLC, proposes to lease multiple tracts totaling 693 acres from a sister subsidiary called Vulcan Lands…

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Permitting: New York

According to fingerlakes.com, the owner of the 14.3-acre Padua Ridge sand and gravel mine that abuts the Watkins Glen State Park and a Catholic cemetery in Schuyler County, N.Y., is proposing a 60.95-acre expansion, the state Department of Environmental Conservation disclosed. The DEC said it plans a pair of public hearings on the project in February. Mining at the site…

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PERMITTING: Texas

According to www.click2Houston.com, several city, county, state, health and federal leaders are pushing back against a concrete crushing company that is trying to build a facility across the street from Lyndon B Johnson Hospital located on Kelley Street near Homestead in northeast Houston. Officials say the pollution can lead to health problems, worsening existing conditions. “It should be obvious to…

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Permitting Update: Kentucky

Carroll Fiscal Court on Tuesday approved the sale of its Ohio River mineral rights — permission to dredge the county’s portion of the river bottom for sand and gravel — to Nugent Sand Company. Nugent President Tom Nugent, Vice President of Operations Damon Hughes, Operations Manager Clay Ferris and attorney Ruth Baxter were at the court’s regular meeting on Tuesday…

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Permitting: Rhode Island

A Rhode Island Superior Court judge ruled this week that Material Sand & Stone must go before the town Zoning Board to apply for a permit and variance for its ongoing mining operations. Associate Justice Daniel Procaccini ruled in favor of the town in Pound Hill Realty v. the Town of North Smithfield, marking the latest chapter in a land…

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