Learn About the Issues:

The Proposed Edsall Road Asphalt Plant: (click "Staff Report")

Vulcan Materials Company Special Permit SE 2017-MA-009

The Residential-to-Heavy Industrial Rezoning Request: (click "Staff Report")

Vulcan Materials Company Rezoning RZ 2017-MA-013

Site History:

The Vulcan (Formerly Virginia Concrete) plant began operating on current site in 1940.  The Edsall Park neighborhood was built in ~1956-1958

Historical maps with Vulcan site marked with red star.  Maps stretch from Annandale in northwest corner to Franconia in southeast corner.

1945 map  - Note there is no 395 or 495 capital beltway

1948 map  - Note there is no 395 or 495 capital beltway

1957 map - 395 (Shirley Highway) built and ends at Edsall Road, 495 beltway under construction.

Planning Committee Activity:

March 1, 2018 meeting video

March 8, 2018 meeting transcript

Planning Committee visit to Van Dorn St. asphalt plant

Annandale Blog:

Neighbors concerned about proposed asphalt plant (Feb 28, 2018)

Concerns raised on Vulcan project (Mar 2, 2018)

Dangers of Exposure to Asphalt:

US Department of Labor / OSHA

US Department of Health and Human Services / CDC

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League

The Impact to Property Values:

Center for Health, Environment & Justice (page 53)

New York Times

Pollution Concerns:

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Asphalt Plant Fires and Accidents:

Dallas Morning News

WRGB (Albany NY)

Daily Gazette (Schenectady NY)

Denver Post

Fox 4 (Dallas TX)

CBS 6 (Richmond VA)

Plant Security:

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)