Lehigh Cement Regulatory Update Meeting

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian conducted a public informational meeting at the Cupertino Community Center to discuss the status of the various agency oversight the Lehigh Cement Plant and Quarry owned by HeidelbergCement.

An article from the Los Altos Town Crier summarized the questions and answers from this meeting.

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BACE Appearance at Cupertino City Council Meeting

BACE Board Member updates the Cupertino City Council on the latest violations by the Lehigh Southwest Cement Company resulting in fines by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

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.

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