It wasn’t an ideal situation for Southern hospitality. Tom Eisele was trying to entertain guests one Sunday afternoon last October at his waterfront home in Tega Cay. But instead of enjoying the beauty of Lake Wylie, his guests were watching ...Read More »
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The North Carolina Division of Water Quality issued water-discharge permits Tuesday to three Duke Energy Corp. coal-fired power plants and their four associated coal ash ponds along the Catawba River. The Final National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits involve Marshall Steam Station on ...Read More »
After health officials issued warnings Thursday about eating fish from the Catawba River, David Merryman, Catawba riverkeeper, wants to know where the polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, are coming from. Health officials in North and South Carolina are urging the public to not ...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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Shannon Binns’ message isn’t new, but he’s hoping how he delivers it and who helps him will make people take notice. But first he has to get the Charlotte community, particularly the business community, to financially back his vision, a ...
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The North Carolina Division of Water Quality plans to hold a public hearing from 7 to 9 p.m. today to discuss water-discharge permits for Duke Energy Corp.’s three coal-fired power plants along the Catawba River. The hearing on the permits, which ...
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