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Granite Construction sells Liberty Quarry site to Pechanga Tribe, agrees not to build mine within certain radius


Last updated 11/15/2012 at Noon

A quarry opponent waves his orange hat while surrounded by the green flags of quarry supporters during a Riverside County Board of Supervisors hearing on the proposed Liberty Quarry at the Riverside Convention Center, Monday, Feb. 6, 2012.

MURRIETA - The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians and Granite Construction Co. have forged a historic accord that will amicably resolve a long-standing land use dispute involving the proposed Liberty Quarry project in Riverside County and end the proposed quarry.

Pechanga and Granite announced today the sale of 354 acres of land that was part of the Liberty Quarry Project site to the Tribe for $3 million and the completion of a separate inter-dependent and comprehensive settlement and release agreement under which Pechanga will pay Granite $17.35 million to settle the dispute over Granite...

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