I live within a mile of the proposed Knife River cement batch plant, located on the edge of a watershed and surrounded by housing developments. While watching the Clark County Council work session about the railroad overlay, Councilor Gary Medvigy complained about people who protest such actions as NIMBY types. Here is the website of an article from Rice University that explains why people don’t want a cement batch plant in their neighborhood, if he’d only read it: https://tinyurl.com/yck3vy8v.
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