Carver Earth Removal Committee violated its own Bylaws by rubber-stamping incomplete, defective permit application by SLT Construction for second permit to expand the Spring Street mining operation Lawsuit by residents […]
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 […]
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 […]
Carver: May 10, 2023: State EFSB votes unanimously to reject petitions of two proposed battery storage facilities
BREAKING NEWS April 30, 2023 State says it plans to reject Cranberry Point application! ANNOUNCEMENT ON CRANBERRY POINT BATTERY STORAGE In a major win for opponents of the 150 megawatt Battery Energy Storage Facility (“BESS”) proposed for Carver, the state Energy Facility Siting Board (“EFSB”) plans to vote on May 10, 2023 to reject the petition of Power Plus of Texas to build the project.
Breaking News: An investigation by the Massachusetts Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the sand and gravel industry is underway according to sources inside Carver Town Hall. On March 23, 2023, […]
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Carver: North Weston Cranberry: commercial sand and gravel mining, $104,500 in state taxpayer subsidies for cranberry bog renovation, and industrial solar with battery on wetland bogs
The company is doing sand and gravel mining while collecting taxpayer subsidies for “bog renovation” Has collected at least $104,500 in state taxpayer subsidies while mining at least $1.2 million […]
Wareham: Win! Lawsuit to protect water, wetlands & wildlife from 50-acre mining and solar project by AD Makepeace Co. and Borrego Solar
Makepeace will clear-cut about 65 acres of forest, level hill on Tihonet Pond, and strip mine for 1 million cubic yards of sand & gravel Borrego and Makepeace lose on […]
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.