Lehigh Hanson Cement Plant and Quarry

Although the hills outside the City of Cupertino have been mined for limestone since the 1930’s, and the Lehigh cement plant operational since 1958, this heavy industry is now located adjacent to residential neighborhoods, creating ongoing environmental, health and safety concerns.

When Supervisor Simitian returned to the Board of Supervisors in 2013, he provided increased oversight at Lehigh, holding them accountable to environmental regulations and aiding the public’s understanding and access to the state, federal, and local agencies that all have jurisdiction over some aspect of the site.

Read the District 5 article:

Holding An Industrial Neighbor Accountable For Clean Air and Water - And a Good Night's Sleep

Read the District 5 press release​.

Learn more about Lehigh public meetings and documents here.


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