Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry Expansion

Rocky Mountain Industrials Quarry Lawsuit Update

May 26, 2020
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The Glenwood Springs Citizens Alliance and the Garfield County Commissioners are united against Rocky Mountain Industrials’ plan to expand the limestone quarry near Glenwood. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

Garco Expands 1041 Regs to Include New Mining Permits

May 12, 2020
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The moratorium on new mining and gravel operations permits in Garfield County is over but there is a new land use code amendment in place. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

Judge Grants Glenwood Springs Lawsuit Intervention Status

May 12, 2020
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A District Court judge Friday granted the City of Glenwood Springs’ motion to intervene in a lawsuit filed by Rocky Mountain Industrials against Garfield County.

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KDNK's Weekly News Reel takes a look at the week's top local and regional news stories aired on KDNK between Monday and Friday.

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Glenwood Springs city officials and the Glenwood Springs Citizen Alliance hosted a forum this week about timelines related to the proposed expansion of the Mid-Continent  Limestone Quarry. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report. 

Alliance Sues BLM Over Quarry Permit

Mar 11, 2020
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Another lawsuit has been filed concerning the Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry near Glenwood Springs. This time, it’s against the Bureau of Land Management. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

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  The proposed mid-continent limestone quarry expansion near Glenwood Springs has inspired citizen groups, multi-million dollar marketing campaigns, and dozens of articles from news outlets from around the state. So, to get a unique perspective on the issue, KDNK’s Lucas Turner took a special trip on an Ecoflight.

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Garfield County Commissioners have voiced concern about the Bureau of Land Management’s environmental review of a hydrology study for the proposed Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry expansion. But, as KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh found out, there may be some misunderstandings about the review process.

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A new study shows that the proposed Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry expansion threatens wildlife, plants, and bird species. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.

The City of Glenwood Springs took one more step last week in opposition to the proposed expansion of the Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.

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The new year brought some changes to Rocky Mountain Resources, owner of the Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry near Glenwood Springs. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.

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 A Colorado judge in Garfield County last week officially reopened the Rocky Mountain Resources’ lawsuit against county commissioners. For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Post Independent reporter Thomas Phippen for an update.

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Glenwood Springs City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to financially support the Glenwood Springs Citizens Alliance's efforts to fight the proposed quarry expansion. And, as KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports, some of the money came from personal funds.

Quarry Expansion Fight Goes Public

Nov 22, 2019
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A local campaign is underway to stop the proposed expansion of the Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry, north of Glenwood Springs. But, as KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports, the issue is fraught with complications.

Glenwood Springs "At War" Against Quarry Expansion

Nov 18, 2019
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The City of Glenwood Springs officially took a stand Friday against the proposed expansion of the Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

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Glenwood Springs Mayor Jonathan Godes, City Council member Rick Voorhees, and City Manager Deb Figuora asked the New Castle Town Council Tuesday to stand with other local municipalities opposing the expansion of the Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry and to support Garfield County’s right to regulate the mine. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more from Tuesday night’s meeting.