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Anatomy of a quarry fight


January 4, 2012
By Toronto Star

Quarry Fight Jan. 4, 2012 – Melancthon, Ont. — Here in Melancthon, farmers love the
land so much they etch pictures of their homesteads on family
gravestones.

Jan. 4, 2012 – Melancthon, Ont. — Here in Melancthon, farmers love the
land so much they etch pictures of their homesteads on family
gravestones.

Quarry Fight  

Video: Locals react to megaquarry


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Melancthon residents – the
mayor, farmers, residents -share their opinions on the proposed
megaquarry that threatens the area's agricultural industry. Photo from TheStar.com


 

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