Neosho County officials said they will request clarification after an inspection of the gravel quarry nearly shut down the operation.
“We should nicely complain,” Road and Bridge Supervisor Mike Brown said.
The quarry escaped action by the Mine Safety and Health Administration, a part of the US Department of Labor, after it was cited for failure to have a guard rail on a cattle crossing going onto the property.
The inspector told county officials last week to install guard rails by the end of Thursday, Brown said, and the inspector was at the quarry at 8:30 am Thursday. The job was completed at noon.
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