Rufus Edmisten

‘Sooner’ or ‘later’? Fate of Wake Stone quarry near Umstead State Park hinges on one word

BY: - June 15, 2021

Former N.C. Attorney General says there was no typo, but the state intended for mining to wind down in 2032, not the 22nd century One word — “sooner” — in a 40-year-old mining permit could alter the future of a quarry and its proposed expansion adjacent to Umstead State Park in Raleigh.