State's Highest Court Delivers a Blow to Sand Land's Effort To Continue Mining - 27 East

State’s Highest Court Delivers a Blow to Sand Land’s Effort To Continue Mining

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The Sand Land mine in Noyac.

The Sand Land mine in Noyac.

authorStephen J. Kotz on Feb 9, 2023
New York State’s highest court on Thursday, February 9, delivered a major blow to the Sand Land Corporation’s effort to continue sand mining operations at a 50-acre site off Millstone... more

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