Vulcan Materials has come under intense public criticism for its plan to open a concrete batch plant near a school in Kendall County, but
The complaints came to a head last week at the agency’s public hearing on the requested permit for the plant, the final chance for public comment, with angry residents demanding new laws to better safeguard citizens under the state permitting process and many walking out about two and a half hours into the hearing.

Grant Dean of Texas Environmental Protection Coalition said those opposing permits for Vulcan’s project in Kendall County and its proposed quarry in Comal County should join forces with his group to demand legislators strengthen permitting requirements… Read more from