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Feb
26
2020

Articles About mining

  • 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.

  • Plans to expand mining in area cause concern

    A recent proposal by Enon Sand & Gravel to significantly expand mining operations in Mad River Township, just north of Yellow Springs, has many area residents deeply concerned.

  • 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.