If the approval process goes well, Lafarge hopes to start construction at the end of 2011 and finish up in 2014.
Kunz said CASE is still studying the substantial document, but is generally in favor of the modernization. They just want to make sure what's built is the best option out there, because it's going to be a long-term fixture in the community, she added.
"Anything that's going to reduce the toxins coming out of the cement plant is a step in the right direction," Kunz said.
An informal public information session on the environmental impact statement will be held Wednesday, Dec. 8, at RCS High School at 6 p.m. A formal public hearing will be held Jan. 21. The DEIS document can be viewed at lafargeravenafacts.com.""