Charlotte-based Duke Energy Corp. today released it 2010-11 sustainability report, which details the company’s progress in achieving its sustainability goals. To view the report, go to sustainabilityreport.duke-energy.com.Read More »
The Corps of Engineers has given environmental approval to the controversial Monroe Connector-Bypass project, the North Carolina Turnpike Authority said today. But a lawsuit continues to hold up construction on the 19.7-mile, roughly $800 million toll road, which would be the second in ...
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Some buildings in the Charlotte region are getting roughly $612,000 out of $1.8 million in federal stimulus funds from the North Carolina Energy Office to make energy-efficiency upgrades. The Packard Place building at 222 S. Church St. is receiving $307,840 ...Read More »
A federal lawsuit filed against Charlotte-based National Gypsum has been dropped, according to a statement from the drywall manufacturer. The plaintiff — Yee v. National Gypsum, et al. — voluntarily dismissed his class action lawsuit, which was filed against the ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina regulators are listening to a proposal to catch the wind coming off the Albemarle Sound in a cluster of up to 150 electricity-generating turbine towers. The state Utilities Commission holds a public hearing today about a ...Read More »
In 2005, the state Division of Water Quality slapped Karla Knotts and her husband’s Pineville-based real estate brokerage company, Knotts-Greylock, with a $57,816 fine. The basis for the fine: A tire rut in their Greylock subdivision development in Matthews. In ...
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It’s no secret that times are tough in the housing market. Therefore, it shouldn’t be a surprise that some people feel stuck in their current homes as potential buyers circle, scanning neighborhoods for deals. However, just because the Great Recession ...Read More »
Some neighbors are fighting the construction of another multiuse building being proposed for the site of Piedmont Town Center in SouthPark, saying it will take away from a wooded area and increase traffic and crime. But the site’s developer, Charlotte-based ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Forsite Development said Tuesday that it has closed on 304 of the 667 acres that ReVenture Park is slated to encompass. The company, which is developing the eco-industrial park project, made the announcement Tuesday. Also Tuesday, Tom McKittrick, Forsite’s ...Read More »
Saying the review process for the ReVenture park energy plant “has been compromised by local political and financial interests,” the Mecklenburg County Waste Management Advisory Board wants an internationally known waste-management firm to study the proposed project. On Tuesday, the ...Read More »