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State permit sought for second concrete plant on Texas 46 east of Boerne

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A concrete batch plant proposed on Texas 46 by Vulcan Materials has sparked intense opposition, including from Kendall County, but a similar project taking shape just down the highway has garnered comparatively little attention.

Corvara West LLC applied last July for a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality permit to mix and load concrete at 236 E. Texas 46, a 20-acre site just east of Boerne and a few miles west of the Vulcan site.

TCEQ received only three comments on the Corvara West permit application and two requests for a contested case hearing before the comment period closed in September, said Brian McGovern, agency spokesman… Read more from