(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) The area in Parley's Canyon where Granite Construction is proposing to excavate a limestone quarry, Wednesday, July 27, 2022. The mine would open a massive pit under Grandeur Peak, drawing massive push back from Salt Lake County officials and nearby property owners.

Opponents cite concerns over dust and water usage, as DEQ opens Parleys Canyon mine to public comment

A controversial quarry in Parleys Canyon is one step closer to opening for business after the Utah Division of Air Quality signaled its intent to approve the plan late last month.

The public has until July 27 to provide feedback. Written comments may be mailed to the Utah Division of Air Quality, 195 N. 1950 W., Salt Lake City, UT, 84116 or emailed to John Persons, The Department of Environmental Quality has some guidelines for participants on how to submit useful input on its website.

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