Wednesday, June 07, 2023
State Rep. Steve Gunderson, left, listens at a Department of Environmental Quality meeting on Thompson Contracting Inc.'s proposed gravel pit on Farm to Market Road. Gunderson lobbied Levi Thompson, vice president of the firm, to reconsider the location of the facility. (Derrick Perkins/The Western News)

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Neighbors unload on gravel pit project
March 22, 2022 7 a.m.

Neighbors unload on gravel pit project

Concerns about water rights, air quality and property values – interspersed with insults, catcalls and implied threats – dominated a March 15 public meeting on a proposed gravel pit along Farm to Market Road.