ReVenture Park

Jul 26, 2016

ReVenture recognized for conservation

ReVenture Park has been recognized as Business Conservationist of the Year by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation. Described as Charlotte’s first eco-industrial park, the development is along the Catawba River […]

Feb 17, 2012

ReVenture plans include homes

Forsite Development said it will build homes as part of its ReVenture Park project planned for the border of Mecklenburg and Gaston counties. The homes will be energy-efficient, powered with renewable energy and built with recycled materials.

Jun 14, 2011

ReVenture will no longer burn county trash. Opinions differ on whether that’s a good thing

ReVenture Park’s plan to burn Mecklenburg County’s trash to produce electricity has gone up in flames. In a city that’s trying to diversify its economy from one focused mostly on […]

May 24, 2011

ReVenture Park developers drop plan to accept county’s waste; ash will not go into Foxhole

Forsite Development, the developer for the proposed ReVenture Park project, told Mecklenburg County officials Monday that the company will not be using the Foxhole landfill to dispose of leftover waste […]

May 10, 2011

Residents fear landfill will trash property values

Peggy Beck has seen this all before. To Beck, a property owner who lives about a half-mile from the Foxhole landfill on U.S. Route 521, the brouhaha over the possible […]

Apr 5, 2011

ReVenture Park names financing partners

Charlotte-based Forsite Development said today that it now has financing partners for a proposed plant that would burn Mecklenburg County’s garbage and convert it to energy as part of the ReVenture […]

Mar 16, 2011

Forsite closes on first phase of ReVenture Park property

Charlotte-based Forsite Development said Tuesday that it has closed on 304 of the 667 acres that ReVenture Park is slated to encompass. The company, which is developing the eco-industrial park […]

Mar 16, 2011

Board calls for outside firm to ‘bring credibility’ to ReVenture review

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 […]

Feb 25, 2011

ReVenture officials hope to clear the air about emissions

In Newton, Kan., resident Vern Koch has noticed the smoke curling up from a test plant that uses a process called gasification to destroy trash while turning it into energy. […]

Feb 15, 2011

Waste management board adopts conflict of interest policy

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 […]

Feb 15, 2011

Advisers face scrutiny over project ties

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 […]

Feb 13, 2011

Sierra Club asks CMS to tell parents about ReVenture plant

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 […]

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