jesse morrow mountain http://kvpr.org en Jesse Morrow Mountain Project Headed Back to Supervisors http://kvpr.org/post/jesse-morrow-mountain-project-headed-back-supervisors <p>Plans for a controversial hard rock mine on Jesse Morrow Mountain east of Sanger will once again go before the Fresno County Board of Supervisors next month. The supervisors will be asked to approve the project's environmental documents at a meeting scheduled for November 13.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 17:58:24 +0000 Joe Moore 6062 at http://kvpr.org Jesse Morrow Mountain Project Headed Back to Supervisors Effort to Approve Mine on Jesse Morrow Mountain Falls Short http://kvpr.org/post/effort-approve-mine-jesse-morrow-mountain-falls-short <p>Plans for a controversial aggregate mine on Jesse Morrow Mountain east of Sanger have stalled after the Fresno County Board of Supervisors failed to approve the project after a marathon meeting Tuesday night. The supervisors were being asked to reverse a decision by the Fresno County Planning Commission, which rejected the project in May.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 18:21:34 +0000 Joe Moore 3098 at http://kvpr.org Effort to Approve Mine on Jesse Morrow Mountain Falls Short Planning Commission Rejects Jesse Morrow Mountain Mine http://kvpr.org/post/planning-commission-rejects-jesse-morrow-mountain-mine <p>This afternoon the Fresno County Planning Commission rejected plans for a controversial hard rock mine on Jesse Morrow Mountain, on Highway 180 east of Fresno.</p><p>The vote had been delayed from a meeting in February, in which several hundred people spoke out against the plan. Residents today weighed in on the proposal from multinational mining company CEMEX, citing concerns about traffic, aesthetics and air quality.</p><p>The project will likely be appealed to the Fresno County Board of Supervisors.</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 02:51:25 +0000 VPR News Staff 1293 at http://kvpr.org Planning Commission Rejects Jesse Morrow Mountain Mine Plan to mine Jesse Morrow Mountain ignites controversy http://kvpr.org/post/plan-mine-jesse-morrow-mountain-ignites-controversy <p>Take a drive east on Highway 180 from Fresno toward Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and you&rsquo;ll see a landscape as varied as the Valley itself. Neatly arranged orchards give way to the lush green basin of the Kings River, and the rustic towns of Centerville and Minkler. And just as the highway begins its climb into the Sierra foothills, off to the left, the first hill you see is Jesse Morrow Mountain.</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 01:29:56 +0000 Joe Moore 541 at http://kvpr.org Plan to mine Jesse Morrow Mountain ignites controversy