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Location: 73 Tremont Street, Carver MA

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  • Owner: Edgewood Bogs/Great Cedar Cranberry

  • Volume of Earth Removed: 1,047,837 Cubic Yards

  • Permit: Yes, 2019 and earlier

  • Area Impacted: At least 50

  • Claimed Reason for Mining: Cranberry Agriculture- Bog Reservoir

  • Solar: Unknown

  • Water Supply: Yes: mining in the aquifer for years

  • On the Aquifer: Yes

  • Wetlands and Waterways: Yes; DEP says exempt from Wetlands Protection Act as agriculture. Save the Pine Barrens filed Wetlands Request for Determination of Applicability, Carver Conservation Commission denied it on grounds of agriculture, on July 20, 2022 MassDEP issued Superceding Order of Applicability stating exempt agriculture

  • Archaeological Impacts: None Found

  • Environmental Justice Population: None Found

  • Ecological Impacts: 

  • Taxpayer Subsidies: YES

    • MDA Grants $55,000, $47,421

    • USDA grants 1995 to 2021 $259,244

  • Blog Link

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