November 18, 2014
Sand Land Corp. is seeking to expand its solid waste management facility and mining operation in Bridgehampton, N.Y.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is holding a hearing on the request. Sand Land hopes to expand the site by 4.9 acres The site covers more than 50 acres and reaches a depth of 160 feet. The expansion would allow increasing the depth to 200 feet.
The facilty has a projected volume of 2 million cubic yards of sand and gravel to be mined. Sitre reclamation is required as mining is complete in mined areas, according to the NYDEC. The mine has a life expectancy of 25 years.
The expansion has gotten strong local opposition, according to a news release.