The Rapid City Journal reports that the Pennington County Board of Commissioners voted to pass a one year moratorium on construction permits related to alternative energy and mining. This moratorium comes after a temporary moratorium enacted in April. Croell Redi-Mix, LLC is currently in litigation with the county in regards to the denied permit. The county will work to find a solution in regards to these construction permits.
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