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Titan Cement Plant

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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Pollution levels could hurt Titan permitting

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State environmental officials say the Northeast Cape Fear River already is polluted with mercury and can't tolerate any more from a planned cement plant. Full story...
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Titan America accused of charging artificially high prices

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The company that wants to build a cement plant in Castle Hayne is being sued in a class action lawsuit. Titan America is among nine companies accused of anti-competitive practices in Florida. 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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Forum aimed at informing locals about Titan Cement

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The effort to stop a cement plant from going up in Castle Hayne continues to mount. Tuesday night, the League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear hosted an informational forum about the proposed Titan Cement Plant. Full story...
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Titan inches closer to build as they should receive air permit

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Titan America is a step closer to building a cement plant in Castle Hayne. The Department of Environmental and Natural Resources has signed off on a draft air quality permit. Full story...
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Boseman's bill to stop Titan denied again

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The latest attempt to stall the development of a new cement plant in Castle Hayne failed in Raleigh Tuesday. Despite support from dozens of local residents, the Senate Commerce Committee refused to re-examine a bill for a Titan moratorium.

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Surfers hope to wipe out cement plant

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videoA lot of groups in the Cape Fear region have come out publicly to take a stand against the proposed Titan America cement plant in Castle Hayne. On Sunday, the Wilmington surf community stepped up to the plate to add their name to the mix. Full story...
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NC Coastal Federation tries to delay Titan's progress

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In a five-page letter, the North Carolina Coastal Federation asked Governor Perdue to delay state permits on the Carolinas Cement Plant in Castle Hayne until a federal study on its environmental effects is complete. Full story...
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