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New Hope quarry reaches agreement with Pennsylvania DEP, environmental groups

Posted By Amanda Bayhi On July 10, 2013 @ 4:52 pm In Aggbeat Online,News | No Comments

New Hope Crushed Stone (point A) is located on Phillips Mill Road. (Photo: Google Maps) [1]

New Hope Crushed Stone (point A) is located on Phillips Mill Road. (Photo: Google Maps)

New Hope Crushed Stone, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and two environmental groups reached an agreement last week over a 2011 appeal [2] of the permit for New Hope Crushed Stone’s Solebury, Pennsylvania, quarry, according to PhillyBurbs.com [3].

The agreement allows the quarry to mine to 170 feet but requires New Hope Crushed Stone to stabilize sinkholes affecting Primrose Creek [4], maintain the culvert under the PECO right-of-way and monitor the quality of water leaving the quarry.

Primrose Creek Watershed Association and Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) were the two environmental groups involved in the settlement.


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[1] Image: http://www.aggman.com/files/2013/07/New-Hope-Crushed-Stone.jpg

[2] a 2011 appeal: http://www.aggman.com/november-2011-state-and-province-news/

[3] according to PhillyBurbs.com: http://www.phillyburbs.com/my_town/new_hope/new-hope-quarry-and-watershed-group-reach-agreement/article_167c73de-38c4-55b0-ad00-7b3376ad89f7.html

[4] sinkholes affecting Primrose Creek: http://www.aggman.com/state-province-news/

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