The Science of Limestone Operations
From multiple levels of government ...
… to independent experts, geologists and seismologists.
Most blasting limits are based on a U.S. Bureau of Mines (USBM) report called RI 8507. The study established safe, science-based limits to prevent damage to even the most susceptible building materials.
Florida’s ground vibration limits are 62% stricter than those set by USBM.
Mining operations in Florida are also regulated by the Florida State Fire Marshal’s Office.