West Greenwich quarry faces penalties for illegal discharge into wetlands

DEM INSPECTORS found water containing silt and sediment was illegally discharged from Hopkins Hill Sand & Stone into surrounding wetlands. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
DEM INSPECTORS found water containing silt and sediment was illegally discharged from Hopkins Hill Sand & Stone into surrounding wetlands. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
PROVIDENCE – A West Greenwich quarry is facing penalties from the R.I. Department of Environmental Management for illegally discharging silt and sediment into surrounding wetlands, according to DEM Tuesday. The department has issued a notice of violation to Hopkins Hill Sand & Stone LLC and Hopkins Hill Realty LLC – the quarry business and property…

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