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Carolinas Cement Company

Titan gets air permit victory, but issue far from settled

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videoA state judge has ruled in favor of Titan America and the state, upholding the cement company's air permit from 2012 for its proposed cement plant in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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Revised air permit means more time, higher emissions for cement plant

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A revised air quality permit means Titan America has more time to start construction on the cement plant it wants to build in Castle Hayne and a higher limit for emissions from the proposed facility. Full story...
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Hundreds attend public hearing on proposed cement plant

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video Hundreds of people attended a public hearing Monday to voice their concerns about a proposed cement plant. Titan America wants to build a plant in Castle Hayne, but not everyone agrees. Full story...
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Public hearing scheduled for Aug. 5 on Revised Air Permit for Titan Plant

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Titan America/Carolinas Cement Co. has applied to modify its permit to operate a Portland cement manufacturing plant at 6411 Ideal Cement Road in Castle Hayne. The state Division of Air Quality has prepared a revised draft permit that sets limits for all applicable air quality standards for the proposed facility. Full story...
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Environmentalists question goal of 2011 Titan America land purchase

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video It appears Titan America is looking to cement its plans in New Hanover County. The company's plant near Castle Hayne may be one step closer to becoming economically viable thanks to a land purchase kept quiet for years. Full story...
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Stop Titan celebrates lawsuit being dropped

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video Following mediation, a claim of slander against two Stop Titan participants has been resolved. With the lawsuit against Kayne Darrell and Dr. David Hill out of the way, the Stop Titan group held what they called solidarity social. Full story...
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Titan resolves slander suit

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Titan America LLC has resolved a slander suit it filed against two local residents. The cement company had accused Dr. David Hill and Kayne Darrell of making false statements about the company. Full story...
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Titan permit officially 'final'

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Division of Air Quality spokesman Tom Mather said the state permit for Titan America's Carolinas Cement Plant became final today at the end of a 30-day period from when it was approved. Full story...
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Castle Hayne residents react to issuing of Titan air permit

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video Not one, but two plants cleared big hurdles Wednesday and are now a step closer to calling Castle Hayne home. Full story...
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State issues air quality permit for cement plant

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video A proposed cement manufacturing plant near Wilmington received an air quality permit today with strict limits for mercury and other air pollutants. The air permit is the first in a series of environmental permits that Carolinas-Titan Cement Co. would need for the facility in northern New Hanover County. Full story...
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Study finds Titan project detrimental to health, could cause premature deaths

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video Debate over the proposed Titan Cement Plant in Castle Hayne has been going on for years, and Tuesday night, Cape Fear residents got a chance to listen to possible health impacts to our community. Full story...
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Titan site in Castle Hayne wins Energy Star award

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As opponents continue to fight a proposed cement plant in Castle Hayne because of environmental impacts, the plant's parent company has won an environmental award. Full story...
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State finishes report on cement plant hearings

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The North Carolina Division of Air Quality has completed its report on public hearings about the proposed Titan Cement plant in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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As public comments near end, debate over cement plant continues

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video The proposed cement plant in Castle Hayne has been the topic of debate for years. This morning, opponents showed how it would affect the Northeast Cape Fear River. Meanwhile, the plant's GM says there's little to worry about. Full story...
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Public hearings to be held this week on Titan's draft air permit

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video The N.C. Division of Air Quality issued a draft air permit to Titan last month. Now they’re looking to the public to help them decide whether to alter it or deny Titan the permit altogether. Three public hearings will be held this week to discuss the permit, which would regulate how much pollutants Titan will be allowed to emit. Full story...
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