Vulcan Materials Co. recently filed permit requests to put a limestone quarry on 1,500 acres of land along Highway 46 and FM 3009 in Comal County, Texas, but neighbors have organized some resistance, News 4 San Antonio reports.
“The ideal would be that it would not be here, however, that is probably wishful thinking,” Sabrina Houser-Amaya, a member of “Friends of Dry Comal Creek,” the grass-roots group fighting against the quarry, told the news agency. “What we really want is that a quarry is done in such a way to minimize the impact on the air and the water.” She is also concerned about increased truck traffic and the damage the heavy trucks might do to local roads, as are many other local residents… Read more from Aggregates Manager