March 23, 2018
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Judge approves quarry in Westbrook

The Associated Press

WESTBROOK, Maine — A Maine business judge has approved an agreement that would allow Pike Industries to mine rock from a quarry in Westbrook’s Five Star Industrial Park.

The Monday decision by Maine Business Court Justice Thomas Humphrey includes a number of conditions, such as the planting of a vegetative buffer to keep dust from escaping the quarry.

The decision could end a dispute involving the city of Westbrook, Pike Industries and Idexx Laboratories.

The case could still be appealed to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.

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