Will Fallbrook become 'Silicosis Valley?'
Last updated 4/5/2007 at Noon
The area around San Jose is famously known as Silicon Valley. The Fallbrook-Temecula area could become Silicosis Valley if Granite Construction is allowed to construct its proposed industrial complex bordering Fallbrook. This will be much more than a gigantic open-pit mine: as the county of Riverside’s notice, dated July 20, 2005, indicates, Granite Construction, Inc. plans to build a huge industrial complex on this 311-acre site.
“Associated with the quarry will be an aggregate-processing facility consisting of a series of crushers, screens, conveyors, wash equipment, two hot-mix asph...