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 […]
Operation emits particulate dust, noise, vibration damaging and harming abutting private property After conducting a mining operation for decades, company dumps “urban debris” in pit, threatening drinking water aquifer On […]
Rochester, MA: Cranberry company sues Ryco Excavating for digging too deep into the aquifer, not paying for all sand and gravel extracted
In 2015, cranberry company Decas sued Ryco Excavating for digging too deep into the aquifer to create a cranberry pond and not paying Decas for all of the material extracted […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
Community Land & Water Coalition hosts Indigenous Resources Collaborative at Plymouth’s Herring Festival!
We had a great time on April 22, 2023 at the annual Herring Festival in Plymouth! We collaborated with Indigenous Resources Collaborative and others to present interactive and family friendly […]
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.