Plymouth’s water shortages caused by overdevelopment and poor planning cannot be ignored any longer. Three reports by the Town’s own consultant, Environmental Partners demonstrate a need for a moratorium on […]
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 […]
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: 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 […]
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 […]
Mining operation on Monponsett Pond in drinking water protection zone under the ruse of “cranberry agriculture” In May, 2023 residents sued two cranberry companies, Ryco Excavating and sought injunction to […]
The state Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program (NHESP) gave Makepeace a “take permit” for 10 rare and endangered species at the site Did engineers Beals+Thomas misrepresent the sand and […]