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New owner's plan to reopen Vulcan Quarry worries neighbors

7:18 PM, Feb. 11, 2013
Renee Reinke has lived with loud blasts, heavy truck traffic, noise and dust from the nearby quarry on Knapp Street for more than 30 years. Now that Vulcan Materials Co. has sold the quarry to P&Q North Kosh LLC, Reinke says concerns about the use of the quarry and plans to reclaim the site once excavation is done have been revived.
Renee Reinke has lived with loud blasts, heavy truck traffic, noise and dust from the nearby quarry on Knapp Street for more than 30 years. Now that Vulcan Materials Co. has sold the quarry to P&Q North Kosh LLC, Reinke says concerns about the use of the quarry and plans to reclaim the site once excavation is done have been revived.
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After 36 years of dust and noise, Renee Reinke enjoyed a rare five weeks of silence from the nearby Vulcan Quarry.

The Concordia Avenue resident, and many of her neighbors, hoped Vulcan Materials Co.'s temporary shutdown of the limestone quarry at 1301 Knapp St. in January would become permanent.

"There were no blasts, no trucks, no dust, no equipment. I'm sure all the other neighbors appreciated it too," Reinke said. ...

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