Archeological report states SLT’s Mining Site is “felt to have high potential for containing archeological resources” according to a preliminary study Excerpt: A complete study was never done. Today, the […]
Take action! Urge the Plympton zoning board to say NO to SLT’s demolition debris operation Public hearing Jan. 4, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. Plympton (MA) Town House Attend the Town […]
Carver: Public interest group and residents pursue legal challenges to stop SLT’s destructive mining operation
State, local officials stand by, town issues more permits and approvals Carver Earth Removal Committee violates its own Bylaws, rubber-stamps second incomplete, defective permit application in 2021 so SLT can […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24, 2023 Contact: Meg Sheehan, firstname.lastname@example.org Community Land and Water Coalition Holds Rally in Wareham To Stop Sand Mining in Southeastern Massachusetts Groups and residents […]
Click Here to Send a Letter to DEP Asking Them to Deny SLT’s Solid Waste Permit View SLT’s Application for RCC Permit Here Below are the application materials SLT submitted […]
Carver: Jan. 25, 2023: Carver Earth Removal Committee extends Johnson Brothers Cranberry, Ryco sand and gravel mining operation to continue indefinitely despite violations, expired permits
Johnson, Ryco claim this is “cranberry agriculture” Operation has been dewatering, mining in the Aquifer Some drone video of this expansive operation here In 2011, federal jury found Johnson violated […]
Government investigation of fraud, corruption in Southeastern Massachusetts sand and gravel industry
Numerous sources confirm that the Massachusetts Office of Inspector General (OIG) is actively investigating the sand and gravel industry in Southeastern Massachusetts. The OIG made the investigation public on March 23, […]
Town Meeting in Carver is April 11, 2023. Citizen Petitions aim to protect drinking water, forest, and control large ground mounted industrial solar and battery storage.
Carver: Ten Residents Group sues over illegal sand and gravel mining by A.D. Makepeace under the ruse of “cranberry agriculture”
Using Massachusetts' Citizen Suit Statute, a Ten Residents Group goes to court to stop AD Makepeace from continuing to strip mine, causing damage to the environment. The Town of Carver is siding with the company against its own residents, covering up for the illegal mining.
On March 4, 2023 farmer Fred Beddall from Northampton MA and Meg Sheehan from Save the Pine Barrens in Plymouth MA presented a wdorkshop at the annual Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions conference. See the presentation here and find out why municipalities are on the front lines of solar siting.