Clouded facts in Granite's letter [Opinion, 3/6/08]
Last updated 3/20/2008 at Noon
Interesting that Gary Johnson should compare annexation to “taking someone’s house without consent.” Granite only leases the land where the quarry is proposed. Annexation is a perfect way to protect not only the ecological reserve but the surrounding hills from inappropriate land use; landfills and quarries come to mind.
I fail to see how denying a quarry gracing our beautiful hills would create a need for more police and fire services. I would think having asphalt plants, diesel fuel and explosives stored on the site would certainly create a need for concern about fire danger… wit...