State inspectors cited a litany of violations in settling with the Lyons plant, while activists continue fighting pollution and alleged land use infractions
The cement plant’s nearby mine is closed after opponents won a victory last year. Now they’re going after the whole thing.
Public opposition was high to a plan to end cement plant operations in 15 years in exchange for 15 more years of mining near Lyons
A unanimous “no” recommendation to the county commissioners sets up two more weeks of public opposition
Opponents of extending the life of the Cemex mine and cement kiln near Lyons claimed a win for neighbors and climate change late Wednesday, as the Boulder County Planning Commission delayed a proposed 15-year extension for the operation and signaled they may reject it. The Cemex county-issued mining permit at Dowe Flats, north of State […]
Lyons will get another month to consider a proposed megadeal for open space and operating permits after town officials said they were excluded from talks on the deal between Boulder County and owners of the sprawling Cemex cement and mining complex, and were being rushed to endorse it. Boulder County Attorney Ben Pearlman said Thursday […]
Neighbors of the Cemex quarry and cement kiln near Lyons say a deal to extend mining and cement production for 15 years in exchange for valuable open space breaks Boulder County commitments to end the heavy industrial operation and cut the largest local sources of greenhouse gas emissions. They also say Cemex may be leaving […]