Sustainable cement. In every sense of the word.
Having materials close to home that meet the demand for schools, hospitals and roads eliminates the additional emissions, energy costs and traffic generated by trucking cement from Southern California.
Even more important: because this cement is locally sourced, each and every one of the involved mining and manufacturing processes must comply with the Bay Area’s environmental standards.
Add in the job creation and secondary financial benefits of this resource and what you have is a complete environmental and economic package. Not to mention an unarguable case for the essential local, regional, and statewide value of continued operation.
Primary regulatory and environmental protection agencies
Manufacturers in the Bay Area are subject to some of the world’s most stringent environmental, health and safety standards. Among the dozens of agencies at the state, local and federal level that routinely visit the site to issue permits and conduct spot checks: