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State Allowing More Comments on Orleans Quarry Plan

Shelby, NY -- The state Department of Environmental Conservation is extending the comment period on the planned Frontier Stone Quarry in the town of Shelby in Orleans County.

A recent public hearing drew an overflow crowd, leaving some people unable to speak.

Town Supervisor Skip Draper tells WHAM 1180 some residents are concerned about the effects on the water table and nearby wildlife refuges.

The comment period has been extended through June 9.


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