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NES&L Plan to Lower Quarry Draws Water Supply Concerns

Roaring Spring Borough officials are expressing concern with New Enterprise Stone & Lime’s plan to deepen its Taylor Township quarry by about 250 feet.

NES&L filed an Industrial Minerals Mine Permit with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and presented its plan to the Blair County Planning Commission last week for review. The commission will now send its review to DEP along with comments presented at the meeting.

While Taylor Township officials voiced no opposition to the plan, Roaring Spring officials are wary.

Roaring Spring Borough Council President Rodney Green a...


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