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Sand Land Seeks Expansion of Solid Waste, Mining OperationSand Land Seeks Expansion of Solid Waste, Mining Operation

Allan Gerlat

November 18, 2014

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Sand Land Seeks Expansion of Solid Waste, Mining Operation

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.




About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

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