The Umstead Coalition 
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View New Renderings of RDU Quarry, Wall & Fence

See the devastating impact RDU Quarry will have on Umstead State Park, Crabtree Creek and the East Coast Greenway.


Help us reinstate the sunset clause

Ask Governor Cooper to protect our State Park and public lands from a proposed new 400-foot deep rock mine on the Odd Fellows Tract and:

  • Restore the promised Sunset Clause at the existing rock quarry on the south side of Crabtree Creek and end the noise, dust, water pollution and truck conflicts at our popular Umstead State Park entrance off Harrison Avenue in Cary by 2031. Restore the Sunset Clause, prevent a new quarry.

  • Perform a full Environmental Assessment per the NC State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the proposed new quarry pit on the north (other side of Crabtree Creek)

Read NC Policy Watch's article on the Sunset Clause: ‘Sooner’ or ‘later’? Fate of Wake Stone quarry near Umstead State Park hinges on one word

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The Umstead Coalition

We are dedicated to preserving the natural integrity of William B. Umstead State Park and the Richland Creek Corridor.


The Umstead Coalition is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.