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Rock quarry expansion proposed near Chinook


BILLINGS (AP) — State regulators are asking for public comment on a proposal to expand a rock quarry near Chinook.

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality said the proposal would allow about 53 acres of land to be disturbed over the 50-year life of the mine. A 117-page proposal predicts between 15 and 25 acres would be quarried in the first five years alone.

The proposal is from Great Falls-based Shumaker Trucking and Excavating Contractors. State officials say mining has taken place at the site for 18 years. A change in the company's permit is needed because the size of the qua...

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