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Alto residents file for removal of Environment Department attorney from hearing over concrete batch plant


Attorney has refused to defend his agency’s denial of Alto Concrete Plant air permit as plant developer lodges an appeal at Environmental Improvement Board

ALTO — The Alto Coalition for Environmental Preservation announced today that it will file a motion Friday to remove Environment Department Assistant General Counsel Chris Vigil from a hearing on Roper Construction’s proposed concrete batch plant in Alto, NM. In an action the coalition called “unprecedented,” Vigil is refusing to defend the Environment Department’s denial of an air permit for the plant.

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