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Locals shaken by growing rock mining industry in Williamson County, push for reform

Williamson County is home to the most rock mining operations in Texas, which has led community members to seek stronger regulations as the negative impacts of the industry move closer to home.

The county currently has 34 such operations, according to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality data, and these operations are continuing to grow at a rapid rate across the state.

Read more from Ali Linan with Community Impact here.