The Missouri Department of Natural Resources now has a website dedicated to the proposed quarry developments in Fruitland.
The website address is: http://dnr.mo.gov/env/fruitland.htm
"We wanted to create a place that had all the factual information people would need on this subject," said Judd Slivka, DNR communications director.
It contains information on the current status of permits filed and details on the permitting process.
A group of local residents concerned about the potential negative impacts of a quarry operation in Fruitland will hold an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Saxony Lutheran High School. They've launched a website of their own at: http://www.noquarriesinfruitland.com/
Two local companies, Strack Excavating and Heartland Materials, have announced plans to locate quarry mining operations in Fruitland.
Recent stories on the proposed quarry projects can be found at: