Peggy Beck has seen this all before. To Beck, a property owner who lives about a half-mile from the Foxhole landfill on U.S. Route 521, the brouhaha over the possible expansion of the dump gives her déjà vu; she was ...Read More »
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It’s a question of conflicts of interest. On the one hand, some are wondering why two people employed by Calor Energy, a consultant for developers of a proposed plant that would burn Mecklenburg County’s trash, are allowed to sit on ...
Tagged with: Allison Warren Bill Gupton Brett Rhinehardt Calor Energy Charlotte Motor Speedway Landfill Forsite Development Jeremy O'Brien Linda Ashendorf Mecklenburg County Waste Management Advisory Board Ollie Frazier Republic Waste Services ReVenture Advisory Council ReVenture Park Rich Deming Shannon Binns Sierra Club Sustain CharlotteRead More »
The Charlotte City Council’s discussion Monday on an amendment to the city’s 10-year solid-waste plan, which will allow the county to direct all waste collected by the city to ReVenture Park, showed that there’s still a lot of lingering uncertainty ...Read More »
When populations surge, logic dictates that a community’s garbage will increase and, therefore, the amount ending up in landfills will also rise. In Mecklenburg County, where the population has grown 31.4 percent from 2000 to 2009, Bruce Gledhill, solid-waste-management director ...
Tagged with: Bill Gupton Bruce Gledhill Center City Partners Charlotte Motor Speedway Landfill Darlene Heater Foxhole Landfill Johnson and Wales University Mecklenburg County Waste Management Advisory Board Metrolina Recycling Center Republic Services Sierra ClubRead More »