Saturday, March 5, 2011


Highlands has filed for their 2,400 acre, 200 foot below the water table mine.

Please ensure you follow or STOP THE QUARRY on facebook for information as to the process for objectings, dates of public meetings and more information as it is available.

Township of Melancthon has notification on their website:

And you can download all the reports, background studies and self serving crap off of Highlands site:

Examples of Highlands self serving crap:
" insure that it achieves the appropriate balance between the need for aggregate, the protection of the environment and respect for the community."

" the conclusion that the Melancthon Quarry is located in an exceptional area for aggregate development and is designed and can be operated to maximize production with no adverse affects on its neighbours or the environment."

"...of licensing and operating a state of the art, modern quarry that is sensitive to its neighbours and the environment."

"We have taken a proactive approach to communication with the community about our project."

Blow by blow analysis in the days to come.  In the meantime, look to credible sources for your information including those listed above.

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