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Articles About Citizens Against Mining

  • Quarry opponents undaunted

    A “No quarry” sign stands on the Vanderglas family farm along Garrison Road in Mad River Township two miles north of Yellow Springs, near the first phase of a proposed limestone mine. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    A few miles north of Yellow Springs, where the fight over a proposed limestone quarry has been brewing for more than a year, Mike Verbillion recently surveyed the fields surrounding his property.

  • Ohio EPA hears quarry concerns

    About 300 citizens packed the cafeteria of Greenon High School last Thursday to oppose a planned limestone quarrying project in Mad River Township, a few miles north of Yellow Springs. Ohio EPA organized the hearing, which was focused on one aspect of the project, a permit for wastewater discharge from the quarry. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    About 300 citizens packed the cafeteria of Greenon High School Feb. 1, voicing public opposition to a limestone quarrying plan a few miles north of Yellow Springs.

  • Quarry opposition enters new phase

    “No Quarry” yard signs created by local citizens’ group, Citizens Against Mining, peppered yards along South Tecumseh Road near Greenon High School on a recent weekend. In July, the state of Ohio approved expanded limestone mining operations in Mad River Township, just north of Yellow Springs, intensifying oppposition from area residents. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    A major expansion of mining operations in Mad River Township continues to face stiff opposition from area residents who say the planned limestone quarries will harm local water quality, property values, wildlife and citizens’ way of life.

  • Citizens Against Mining to hold ice cream social

    Citizens Against Mining is holding an ice cream social and sign-making party on Sunday, April 9 at Young's. The group is concerned about the impact of a proposed mining expansion in Mad River Township, north of Yellow Springs, including to the ecology of the Mud Run, pictured here near Hagan Road.

    Citizens Against Mining is holding an ice cream social and sign-making party at Young’s Dairy this Sunday, April 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. The group opposes the expansion of mining operations in Mad River Township, just north of Yellow Springs.