From the Earth, A Rare Mineral and Controversy

Proposed expansion of the Adirondack quarry operations worries opponents who fear loss of quality of life.

"Today, peace and quiet is often more important than the sound of making money from rock, giving mining a more tenuous role in this region -- as evident by community reaction to three different mines of three different types in three different towns."

Thanks to Stu Baker

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