CRC Rockwood


The Concerned Residents Coalition (“we”) are a community group formed in March 2013 to support a thorough and fair assessment of the Hidden Quarry application by aggregate developer James Dick Construction Limited (JDCL). The CRC was incorporated in 2014 as a non-profit under the name CRC Rockwood Inc. Through our past and on-going experience we have found ourselves filling a need for civilian environmental stewardship in the area, more…

Popular Science Rockwood


What will it take for the CRC to protect our water?
​ Can you help? Every dollar makes a difference. Please donate now to protect our... more.

CRC's newest ambassador is Brookville grade 5 student Rand Smith Peter, Tanner
​Tanner, Vivien Fleisher: Vivien writes about Rand's involvement with the Hidden Quarry issue through investigating it as a school community project.  ... more.

New Campaign Manager Welcomed - Tanner
​This is a letter to the Tanner Editor by Acton resident Dora Jeffries endorsing CRC's choice of Mike Balkwill as it's campaign manager. Click here... more.

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POSTPONED! - CRC Count-Down Community Meeting – Monday, January 28 - POSTPONED!
POSTPONED! No need to come out in the cold on Monday evening! The CRC Community Meeting announced for next Monday, January 28 has been postponed.... more.

CRC Golf Tournament - May 6, 2019
CRC Golf Tournament at the beautiful Blue Springs Golf Club May 6, 2019. Click here for... more.

2019 LPAT (aka OMB) Hearings scheduled to begin May 21, 2019
The LPAT (aka OMB) hearings to decide the fate of the proposed Hidden Quarry shall be held over eight consecutive weeks commencing 10 a.m. on... more.

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Hidden Quarry

JDCL has submitted new applications for the Hidden Quarry, as anticipated due to the OMB ruling.  We are actively engaged in the application process and will keep you informed of status and what is needed from the membership directly to insure that our elected officials understand all sides of the arguments.

MPAC handout to the aggregate industry (more…): The new MPAC assessment rules for quarries and gravel pits may leave many Rockwood and area businesses and residents paying more property tax than the Hidden Quarry! One way to fight back is by joining the CRC.

Why stop a quarry?

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Read through our FAQ section. It provides many interesting and sometimes frightening facts about the proposed Hidden Quarry. It may trigger some questions that we haven’t covered. Email us at and we will consult the many experts who are providing the CRC with factual explanations and get back to you with the answer.

IMPACT of a quarry!

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