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Titan Cement Plant

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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Planning board tables vote to change industrial zoning in New Hanover Co.

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video For the second time now, New Hanover County's Planning Board has delayed a vote to change its zoning ordinance to have more control over large industries. Many spoke out in favor of amending the county's current zoning ordinance, so that industries like Titan will have to go through a review process before becoming a part of the community. 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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High levels of mercury concern community

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videoAs Wilmington risks not meeting new state sulfur dioxide standards, opponents question the impact of a cement plant planned for Castle Haynes. Now, results from a recent test show that some folks in the Cape Fear have high levels of mercury in their bodies. Full story...
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Rally planned this weekend for two being sued by Titan for slander

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Community event supporting local residents Kayne Darrell and Dr. David Hill in response to the recent lawsuit against them from Titan Cement. Those attending will participate in a visual group solidarity action in support of Dr. Hill and Kayne Darrell. Full story...
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Judge rules Titan permitting can move forward

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Titan America says a Wake County judge has removed an injunction imposed back in May. The decision means the state can move ahead reviewing Titan's air quality permit. Full story...
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Stop Titan receives $1.2 million grant

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The Stop Titan Action Network received a $1.2 million grant from the Educational Foundation of America - reports the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. The EFA is based in Westport, Conn., and contributes to arts, education, environment and sustainable population issues throughout the world. Full story...
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Mercury rules adds to Titan Cement plant's obstacles

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New federal regulations limiting the amount of mercury a factory can discharge could make it even tougher to open a much-debated North Carolina cement plant. Full story...
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Titan breaks silence on superior court ruling

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Titan America issued a statement Wednesday, May 5, calling a recent court decision to apply a lengthy environmental review to its proposal in Castle Hayne “regrettable” - reports the Lumina News. Full story...
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Judge: Titan must conduct environmental impact study

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A victory Monday for environmental groups concerned about a planned cement plant in Wilmington - reports WRAL.com. Full story...
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