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Mining plan near Sequoia park divides region

Sep 26, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
Environmental and cultural interests battle economic needs in Fresno County dispute.

A Mexican cement company's 100-year plan to blast gravel off a mountain at a scenic gateway to Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks has pitted the environmental and cultural interests of San Joaquin Valley ranchers and Native Americans against the economic needs of the region.