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Company chosen to run waste-burning plant

Charlotte-based Forsite Development is one step closer to turning Mecklenburg County’s waste into energy at its proposed 30-megawatt renewable energy biomass power plant. Forsite announced today it will team with Charlotte-based FCR Recycling to design and run a key component ...

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Duke gets approval for biomass facilities

The North Carolina Utilities Commission said today that it has approved Duke Energy Corp.’s Carolina’s Buck Steam Station in Salisbury, N.C., and Lee Steam Station in Williamson, S.C., as renewable-energy facilities, clearing the path for the company to use a ...

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Recycling high hit after Panthers game

Keep Mecklenburg Beautiful recycled 48 percent of the garbage generated by tailgating fans during the Carolina Panthers game Sunday against the Chicago Bears. The recycling figure was released today during a Keep Mecklenburg Beautiful board meeting. With the help of fans, Keep ...

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Spat over proposed incinerator heats up (access required)

This isn’t your grandma’s waste incinerator. In a nutshell, that’s the counterattack now being made by proponents of a project to redevelop a 667-acre former Superfund site on the border of Mecklenburg and Gaston counties and operate a waste-to-energy gasification ...

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