Six months after the NASCAR Hall of Fame opened, officials with the $195 million publicly funded facility say attendance has only been around 170,000 so far, despite original projections of up to 800,000 visitors in the first year. Attendance figures were presented ...Read More »
Stricter water-quality standards being considered by the state would prevent the city from recruiting new businesses or allowing others to expand if they discharge certain pollutants, according a memo and letter from Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities to the City Council and ...
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Charlotte’s air quality is the worst in the state. The city has been ranked 10th in the 2010 Most Polluted Cities report from the American Lung Association. So for many, strengthening ozone standards should feel like a breath of fresh ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Duke Energy is part of a new online resource designed for those looking to find out more about plug-in electric vehicles. Washington, D.C.-based Electric Drive Transportation Association, of which Duke Energy is a founding member, launched goelectricdrive.com last week. The ...Read More »
An update on the NASCAR Hall of Fame will be presented at Charlotte City Council’s Monday night meeting. The update will focus on the hall’s finances and attendance projections, partnership plans and the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority’s oversight of the ...Read More »
At Monday’s City Council meeting, council members will hear public comments on a proposed amendment to the Plaza-Central Pedscape Plan that would reduce the required distance required between bars, nightclubs and lounges and residential zoning districts from 400 feet to 225 ...Read More »
A public hearing on proposed changes to the city’s housing locational policy will take place at the Charlotte City Council’s Monday night meeting. The recommendations prohibit new developments in neighborhoods labeled “challenged” or “transitioning” by the most recent quality of ...Read More »
Next month, Charlotte-based Forsite Development will answer a question that has been on the minds of many. On Dec. 2, the company is expected to announce the technology that will be used at ReVenture Park to convert waste to electricity, according to ...Read More »
A Morrisville, N.C.-based energy-efficiency company with an office in Charlotte is among 10 U.S. companies that have won the first-ever green-jobs awards from Durham, N.C.-based SJF Institute and Oakland, Calif.-based Green For All. Southern Energy Management has a Charlotte office at 900-C ...
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