Surviving Community Opposition In a Politically-Savvy World

The Saint ReportNews 2005, saintblog0 Comments

September/October 2005 Stone, Sand, & Gravel Review

When a quarry operator in California sought to open a new mine, a coalition of citizens and activists circulated petitions and chartered buses to pack public hearings against the plan.

When a gravel mining firm in Ohio sought rezoning to allow an asphalt plant on its site, opponents gathered more than 400 names on a petition, and packed the public hearing so effectively that the zoning commission turned down the request.

Surviving Community Opposition In a Politically-Savvy World

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