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CFEDC addresses economic impact of Titan

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videoThe Titan Cement plant has been billed as a jobs creator for the Cape Fear region, but to this point no concrete studies had been performed to back that statement up. That is until the Cape Fear Economic Development Council stepped in and commissioned a study. Full story...
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International Surfing Day celebrates oceans, beaches

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videoSurfers from around the globe came together to celebrate International Surfing Day Wednesday. In Wrightsville Beach, the Surf Rider Foundation teamed up with Stop Titan to give free surf lessons and organize a beach clean up. Full story...
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Stop Titan brings in backup

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videoWhat's it like to live in a town with a cement plant? Hundreds of people came out to Stop Titan's first ever Picnic in the Park to find out. 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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Group rallies in opposition to Titan, air permit

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videoOver a hundred residents of New Hanover County gathered today to rally in opposition to Titan. The cement company took a significant step towards coming to Castle Hayne earlier this week when they were issued an air quality permit by the DAQ. Protestors say they are not happy with the permit and plan to end the momentum that Titan is building. 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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Mothers United holds kickoff event

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videoA group of Wilmington mothers is not happy about the pollution levels in New Hanover County. Mothers United, a group branching off of Stop Titan, held its first event today to promote a healthy environment for area children to grow up in. 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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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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FIRST ON 3: Titan says Obama's overturn of controversial EPA regulation won't help or hurt

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video President Barack Obama scrapped his administration's controversial plans to tighten smog rules earlier this month, bowing to the demands of congressional Republicans and some business leaders. "It neither complicates nor simplifies our permitting process – it has no impact," says Carolinas Cement Company President Bob Odom. Full story...
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State releases Titan draft air permit

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The North Carolina Division of Air Quality has released a draft air permit for the planned Titan America cement plant in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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Citizens rally to stop Titan Cement's 'bullying tactics'

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Some very concerned citizens gathered in Castle Hayne Wednesday afternoon to protest the proposed Titan Cement plant. Full story...
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Titan Cement Plant cited in Virginia

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"Titan America was cited for numerous environmental violations spanning several years and now has admitted to those violations in an agreement, called a Special Order of Consent, with the State of Virginia." - STOP TITAN Full story...
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Mercury testing means chopping your locks

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Some Cape Fear residents are now missing a chunk of hair... but they're one step closer to finding out how much mercury is in their bodies. Full story...
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