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Location: Map 97, Lots 2, 6, 0 Rear Tremont St., Carver MA

  • Owner:  Slocum Gibbs Cranberry Co.

  • Volume of Earth Removed: 450,000 cubic yards according to permit from Carver Earth Removal Committee

  • Permit: Carver Earth Removal Committee issued permit to Slocum Gibbs while company president was serving as Chair of the Earth Removal Committee. Carver Earth Removal Committee asked to enforce the Bylaw against Slocum Gibbs Cranberry but has refused to act. 

  • Area Impacted: 27 Acres

  • Claimed Reason for Mining: Cranberry agriculture

  • Water Supply: Unknown

  • Plymouth Carver Sole Source Aquifer: Yes mining in the aquifer as shown on satellite images.

  • Wetlands and Waterways: Yes. Although Mass DEP ruled in July 2022 that the mining activity is exempt from the Wetlands Protection Act as “normal improvement of land in agricultural use.” This was in response to Save the Pine Barrens Request for Determination of Applicability.

  • Archaeological Impacts: 

  • Environmental Justice Population: Unknown

  • Ecosystem: Unkown

  • Public Subsidies:

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