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 »
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The Mecklenburg County Waste Management Advisory Board today adopted the county commissioners’ conflict of interest policy after conflicts of interest concerns arose regarding the ReVenture Park plant. County attorney Marvin Bethune told the WMAB to continue weighing the pros and cons of the ...
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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 ...
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A group tasked with evaluating the impacts of a proposed waste-to-energy plant in western Mecklenburg County is recommending that the county’s Waste Management Advisory Board offer approval of the project to the county’s commissioners. The ReVenture Advisory Council, which was ...Read More »
Lately, quite a stink has been raised in Matthews about a biomedical waste incinerator that residents say is causing noxious odors, raising cancer rates and lowering home values. Worries about the Matthews incinerator have caused some who live near the ...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 »
Two recycling initiatives are being credited with the removal of 25 tons of waste in Mecklenburg County. According to the Mecklenburg County Waste Management Advisory Board, a program developed by the county to shred and recycle sensitive documents netted 23 tons ...Read More »
The ReVenture Park Advisory Council met today to hear from a North Carolina businessman involved in research and development of the type of technology that is likely to be used in the proposed 30-megawatt renewable-energy biomass power plant planned for western Mecklenburg ...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 ...
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