Really? I'll bet the kind of people who elected this guy are celebrating. There goes hundreds of jobs and lots of revenue right down the sewer."I'm not surprised by it but it's too bad," said county Supervisor Neal Coonerty, who represents Davenport. "It's a closing of a 100-year history on the North Coast."
It's time shut down and stop wasting money to fight lawsuits and government regulations. Thank the watermelon party for another economic failure in their peoples' republik of pot smoking, tree hugging communists.For years, Cemex had been trying to expand its mining of limestone, which provided the raw materials for the Davenport plant, but environmental issues had held up the bid. County officials said the company withdrew that proposal Friday.
The plant also faced pending federal regulations that would have been costly to meet. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the plant was one of the nation's largest mercury-polluting cement plants and was a major emitter of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas.