make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Update on Clear-cutting vote

READ MORE:
tree300.jpg
Monday, WWAY reported of the uncertainty of a clear-cutting amendment vote happening Monday night. New Hanover County commissioners unanimously approved new rules to protect trees from clear cutting. The decision means county officials could penalize development companies that cut down trees without a permit by delaying projects for up to 5 years. In the past, development companies cut down trees before applying for a permit. The new regulations will not apply to forestry companies, or plots smaller than an acre of land.

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.

»