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Concrete and aggregate producers see regulatory bills filed for 2021

Concrete and aggregate producers see regulatory bills filed for 2021

The production and transportation of sand, cement, and concrete is a dusty business that has faced increased scrutiny from the state and advocacy groups in recent years. Some state lawmakers have even seen the need to introduce bills for the upcoming legislative session that would regulate the industry.

So far, six bills have been filed for the 2021 legislative session, which convenes Jan. 12, that directly target concrete plants or aggregate production operations — rock crushers, sand mining operations, etc. — like those near Sandy Creek, Lake LBJ in Kingsland, and Double Horn.

Read more from Alex Copeland with The Daily Trib here.