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Tempers flare at New Hanover Co. Commissioners meeting; Updated with video from meeting

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video New Hanover County Commissioners voted to pass an amendment to the county's industrial zoning district Monday night. The ordinance will make new companies file for a special use permit, including Titan if or when it comes to the region. The vote came after a heated exchange between one commissioner and the public. Full story...
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Public hearings over air permit for Titan continue

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video The North Carolina Division of Air Quality took the stage at Kenan Auditorium Thursday night to hear from the public about the draft air permit they issued to Titan. 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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Air of contention surrounds Titan

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Opponents of the Titan Cement Plant have filed suit, asking the state to review the permitting process. Full story...
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The Titan Cement timeline

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videoThe whole process began with a plan to reopen the Old Roanoke Cement Plant that has sat deserted on the banks of the Cape Fear River for about twenty years. WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo picks up the story from there. Full story...
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Air draft permits up for discussion at two Titan Cement forums Tuesday night

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The next step in the Titan Cement saga takes place Tuesday. Carolina Cement, a Titan subsidiary, hopes to open a cement plant in Castle Hayne... Full story...
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State Division of Air Quality extends comment period for cement plant

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You have more time to voice your thoughts on Titan America's draft air permit for a cement plant in Castle Hayne. The state Division of Air Quality is extending the comment period from October 30th to November 20th. Full story...
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Proposed Titan moratorium takes another hit in Raleigh

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The effort to put the brakes on a cement plant in Castle Hayne took another big hit in Raleigh Thursday. Full story...
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Study shows mercury not an issue with Carolinas Cement Plant

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A new study says mercury emissions from the proposed Carolinas Cement Plant in Castle Hayne would not adversely affect public health. Full story...
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Protesters out Monday night for cement plant's last forum

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There was a large turnout for the last information session Monday night on plans for a cement plant in Castle Hayne. But the crowd was heavily divided between supporters and opponents. Full story...
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