The Central Piedmont Sierra Club is asking Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to notify parents, faculty and staff of plans to build a plant that would burn Mecklenburg County trash. In a letter Friday to school officials, the Sierra Club, a critic of ...Read More »
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In a revelation that is angering environmentalists, the state is not required to hold public hearings before it awards an air-quality permit for ReVenture Park’s controversial waste-to-energy plant proposed for western Mecklenburg County. That doesn’t mean there won’t be any ...Read More »
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 »
The Catawba River generates electricity, fuels the Charlotte-area economy and provides a place to play and drinking water for most of Charlotte, Mount Holly and Belmont — all with little fanfare. Even the land surrounding the river has yet to ...
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When it comes to air quality, Charlotte is the worst in the state. But the area is environmentally friendly in other ways, particularly when it comes to redeveloping and cleaning brownfields — sites, such as former gasoline stations, that tend ...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 »
The long-awaited announcement of the technology behind a waste-to-energy incinerator at ReVenture Park was made Thursday. Charlotte-based Forsite Development will partner with Colwich, Kan.-based ICM Inc. for its gasification technology, Forsite said. Eisenmann Corp., based in Crystal Lake, Ill., will ...
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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 »
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 »
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 »