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Santa Clarita Looks At Sale To Help Cemex Legislation

Santa Clarita City Council members are set to discuss Tuesday whether they want to authorize the city to negotiate a land deal with the federal government, part of the city’s ongoing effort to prevent a massive sand-and-gravel mine from moving in next to the city.

Santa Clarita is set to discuss whether it will authorize a land sale in support of Cemex legislation to prevent a sand-and-gravel mine from moving in next to the city. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “The item thats on the agenda is for the council to consider whether or not at some point in the future, it ...

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McKeon Reintroduces Cemex Bill To House

Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, re-introduced a bill to help stop a longterm sand and gravel mine just outside of th the eastern border of Santa Clarita.

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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Bipartisan Call Urges Congressman Buck McKeon To Act On Cemex Mine

Bipartisan Call Urges Congressman Buck McKeon To Act On Cemex Mine

A pair of candidates for the 25th Congressional District seat held by Congressman Buck McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, and a state assemblyman are calling on McKeon to stop an aggregate mine in Canyon Country by reviving a tact he tried in 2001. A letter sent by state Sen. Steve Knight, R-Antelope Valley, and Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, urged McKeon “to submit an amendment to the Defense Authorization Bill that would declare State Highway 14 a ‘national defense asset’ that would ban the CEMEX mega-mine from moving forward,” the letter stated. In 2001, amendment language on the Highway 14 move was accepted, however it was pulled from the bill during conference committee, Wilk said.

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