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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Help Opelika Stop Proposed Quarry - Here's How!

UPDATE: We have just received good news. ADEM is going to grant a public hearing in the Quarry Permit request by Creekside. No indication of date, but here is the letter from ADEM to Mr. Major. Please help spread the word.ADEM Public Hearing Granted


ORIGINAL POST: Citizens are invited to help Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller and the city stop proposed granite quarry. You are encouraged to write ADEM. Here’s how you can help.

Below you will find a fact sheet that will describe what is happening and what you can do to help. We had a huge crowd at our meeting Friday, January 31, at 9:30 a.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Thank you to everyone who attended.


Fact Sheet - Proposed Quarry Info

Sample Letter from Citizens to ADEM

Note: It would be helpful if citizens tailor letter to address your own concerns and circumstances. Please know that ADEM is only concerned about air and water.  There are many other issues…noise, vibration, heavy trucks and passing three of our public schools (Morris Avenue, Opelika High and Jeter Primary) as well as Southern Union Community College.

Download No Quarry Facebook Profile Image 

Download No Quarry Logo Graphic

Petition Info Sheet (PDF)


QUARRY SITE_radius

Creekwood Resources in Florence, AL has applied to ADEM for an air permit and a NPDES permit for a proposed granite quarry.  The site is on County Road 168 just off US 431 north of Opelika.  It’s not in Opelika City Limits but our citizens and residents would be greatly impacted, in a negative way, if this is allowed.  It is less than two miles from Saugahatchee Lake which is the primary source for drinking water in our community.  There are many residential neighborhoods that will be affected including National Village, Marriott Resort & Spa and the Grand National Golf Course.

 

Quarry Radius Map (PDF)

Quarry Location Map - Close Up (PDF)

Quarry Location May - Large (PDF)

Quarry Viewer



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