This research paper was submitted by local resident and former FCPG board member Tony Sevelka.

"Aggregate resources are essential for road and building construction. But, it is also recognized that a quarry blasting below the water table is one of the most noxious, toxic and destructive uses of land, with no reasonable prospect of post-extraction rehabilitation. If permitted and established in the wrong geographic location, a blasting quarry operation can result in significant deleterious impacts on the
environment and local inhabitants and can disrupt short and long-term land use planning objectives. "

For the full report, click here.