The hearing on the merits against Vulcan Construction Materials ended early Tuesday afternoon. Approximately 80 people attended the two-day hearing, including Comal County residents currently living near the proposed quarry site, many of whom would share a fence line with the proposed 1500-acre open-pit mine. State Office of Administrative Hearing (SOAH) Administrative Law Judge Rebecca Smith presided over the hearing and will determine whether TCEQ should grant the air quality permit application.
During discovery, Vulcan refused to provide complete core sample data of the material they plan to crush, presenting only a single, self-selected sample.
Read more from Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry here