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Santa Clarita Awaits Senate Vote On Cemex Bill

After years of meetings in D.C. conference rooms, a seven-year partnership and about $12 million in lobbying efforts, the city of Santa Clarita’s hopes of stopping a 56 million-ton sand-and-gravel mine from opening next door are in jeopardy due to a New Mexico senator’s legislative hold, officials said Saturday. Photo courtesy of SCVnews.com

Photo courtesy of SCVNews.com While the House’s passage of the Soledad Canyon Settlement Act, also known as H.R. 5472, was a big win for Santa Clarita and others opposed to SCV mining, those in support of the move aren’t in the clear, yet. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The next few days ...

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McKeon Reintroduces Cemex Bill To House

Santa Clarita Valley officials expressed frustration Thursday at Congressman Howard Buck McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, for his failure to include a Cemex bill in the National Defense Authorization Act.

Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, re-introduced a Cemex bill to help stop a longterm sand and gravel mine just outside of the eastern border of Santa Clarita. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. H.R. 5742, introduced Wednesday, is expected to have similar language to one already introduced by Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., ...

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Boxer Reintroduces Cemex Bill To Stop Santa Clarita Valley Mine

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a report of a body found in the Santa Clara River wash in Canyon Country, officials said Friday.

United States Senator Barbara Boxer reintroduced the Soledad Canyon Settlement Act that would resolve the 15-year-long mining dispute between the city of Santa Clarita and Cemex USA, officials said Tuesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The legislation would require the Bureau of Land Management to cancel current mining contracts in Soledad Canyon ...

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