David Merryman

Mar 25, 2011

Residents raise a stink over sewage problem

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 […]

Jan 19, 2011

Duke receives discharge permits

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 […]

Jan 7, 2011

Riverkeeper seeks answers to Catawba contamination

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 […]

Nov 23, 2010

Water-quality standards seen as threat to economy

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 […]

Nov 5, 2010

Movers and shakers back visionary’s ‘Sustain Charlotte’

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, […]

Oct 19, 2010

Public hearing set for Duke water permits

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 […]

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