by Leslee Kulba
Wild West blogger
Boone is siting an asphalt plant. Indeed, this is one of those big issues with high-impact, disruptive externalities, and worthy of public debate. As of today, though, the producers, Maymead, Inc. are considered environmentally conscious, and the only folks reported to care are those concerned about the plant’s disruption of viewshed along the Doc and Merle Watson Scenic Highway.