Lehigh Cement Plant and Quarry Community Meeting

The 3rd Annual Community Meeting regarding Lehigh Cement Plant and Quarry is approaching. Here are the details:

Host: County Supervisor Joe Simitian

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.

Location: Cupertino Community Hall, 10350 Torre Avenue, Cupertino

Officials from various different agencies will be in attendance to answer questions from Supervisor Simitian and the public to answer questions related to Lehigh.  The previous meeting was held over a year ago and very well attended.  The video of that meeting is below.

Lehigh reaches settlement with EPA on latest violation

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Lehigh Southwest Cement Company for failing to properly report releases of toxic chemicals at its Cupertino, Calif. plant. The company is required to pay a $47,600 penalty and spend $144,250 to fund projects that support local emergency response and limit future releases from the plant.

http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/0/B8B1665FA705DA1A85257EC8006CF367