Comal County Residents Fight Proposed Rock-Crushing Quarry
By Stacy Rickard
June 20, 2019

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COMAL COUNTY, Texas — The nation’s largest producer of construction aggregate like crushed stone and gravel, Vulcan Materials, is planning to build its next rock-crushing quarry in Comal County.

  • Rock-crushing quarry planned for Comal County
  • Owned by Vulcan Materials
  • Many residents upset

Milann Guckian lives nestled in the Hill Country and was planning on taking it easy after retirement, living across from a working ranch.

“I was going to be surrounded by cows and my best friend Lizzie. I was a happy camper when we retired,” said Guckian.

But Guckian said that’s no longer the case. She’s worked with the grassroots organization “Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry” non-stop fighting against the proposed limestone quarry that would essentially be her new neighbor.

She lives across the street from the land that could turn into Vulcan Materials’ 1,500 acre open-pit mine. The Comal Quarry would serve to crush limestone for the next 80 years, moving about 150 trucks daily along FM 3009…..

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