Aggregate industry wins right to mine South Florida ‘Lake Belt’ reserves

The Saint ReportAggregates/Mining, News 2010, saintblog

April 2010 — Rock Products Magazine — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved a plan that will allow mining to expand in a region of South Florida called “The Lake Belt.” The industry prevailed over strong opposition by environmental interests, who denounced the decision. Saint Consulting Senior Vice President for Aggregates and Mining Christopher Hopkins analyzes the ruling and its impact.

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