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Vail, CO Colorado
Why is road equipment operating on Ginn’s access road when the project hasn’t been approved yet? Permits are required of everyone else before any construction starts.
Construction has not yet started on Ginn’s property, says Cliff Thompson, spokesman for the Ginn Development Co. Ginn is working to rid the property of pine beetles to preserve the forest’s health, he says.
Ginn is plowing the snow from access roads to enable the logging equipment to operate throughout the winter, he says. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife service has approved the project.
During summer, Ginn will obtain a grading permit from the Eagle County Engineering Department, allowing them to use the equipment to grade the existing roads.
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