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Location: Mayflower Road, Carver

  • Owner:  Decas Cranberry Co. (now Fruit D’ Or)

  • Volume of Earth Removed:150,000 minimum

  • Permit: Yes Carver ERC granted permit for 150,000 cubic yards. See: March 30, 2016 ERC Minutes of Public Hearing.  

  • Area Impacted: Not known

  • Claimed Reason for Mining: “the shortage of water and modest expansion to dig two bogs beside water holes where one is about 5 acres and the other about ½ arce…The amount to be removed was stated as approximately 150,000 yards by Mr. [Iain] Ward.”  ERC Minutes.

  • Solar: unknown

  • Plymouth Carver Sole Source Aquifer: Yes

  • Wetlands and Waterways: Unknown

  • Archaeological Impacts: Unknown

  • Environmental Justice Population: Unknown

  • Other: On Carver’s 2019 Climate Change and Water Resource Study three of Decas Cranberry Co. Inc. site acreage is listed as “abandoned” (Bogs 161, 162 and 163)

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