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Because of the proliferation of gravel pits in the Kabekona corners area and constant citizen complaints, Hubbard County will look into regulating the hours of operation of such industries. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Gravel pit regulation gets no support

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A roomful of gravel pit operators spoke to the Hubbard County Board Monday to urge it not to impose regulations on a struggling sector of the economy.

The board, in an open work session, took up the issue of whether to regulate the hours of operation of gravel pits after receiving a complaint last summer from a resident bothered by noise from a continuous crushing operation near Kabekona corner, the site of several pits.

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

(218) 732-3364
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