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Front Page » Breaking News » State study of blasting gets a push

State study of blasting gets a push


Written by on February 28, 2017

County commissioners are concerned that noise from blasting is affecting citizens’ lives but know it’s a state issue. That’s why they voted last week to support a study reviewing mining activities, related claims and effects of statewide ground vibration limit for the mining of construction materials.
Chair Esteban Bovo Jr. sponsored the resolution and explained its intent at the Feb. 22 meeting. “We’ve have an uptick in complaints about the constant blasting,” he said, adding that he was proposing an amendment. “This is an urging to support what [state legislators] are doing in Tallahassee.” …To read full story click here