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Coal ash reuse meeting agenda
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November 19, 2014, No comments

A state environmental committee will meet in Charlotte on Monday to continue discussing whether state rules on the beneficial reuse of coal ash are sufficient to protect public health and the environment, other options for reusing coal ash and the status of anticipated federal regulations on coal ash.

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Newsmakers video: Public Q&A on the future of WNC’s national forests

November 19, 2014, No comments

Questions raised during the Newsmakers forum with some of Western North Carolina's top forest and wildlife managers and advocates included queries abo ...

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Newsmakers video: Live interview with WNC national forest managers, advocates

November 19, 2014, No comments

At its Newsmakers forum held on Nov. 13, Carolina Public Press hosted some of the region's top national forest managers and advocates for a live inter ...

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November 19, 2014, No comments

Help the Carolina Public Press team improve coverage and get entered into a chance to win a $30 gift certificate. This will help guide our coverage as ...

  • September 2014 unemployment rates. Map courtesy of the N.C. Department of Commerce
    September unemployment falls across WNC
    November 10, 2014, No comments

    Monthly data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce shows that September may have been a good month for job seekers across most - but not all - of the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina.

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    NC’s 2014 ozone levels lowest on record
    November 10, 2014, No comments

    Ozone levels in North Carolina were the lowest on record in 2014, with no exceedances of the federal ozone standard for the first time since air monitoring began in the early 1970s, due to lower air emissions and favorable weather condition ...

  • Early voting, 2012. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press
    Quick Tip: Where do I vote?
    November 3, 2014, Comments Off

    Do you know where your precinct is? This year, North Carolina voters must go to their assigned polling location on Tuesday to cast their vote. Here's a quick-and-easy way for you to find out where your precinct is located.

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    Newsmakers: The Future of WNC’s National Forests
    October 31, 2014, Comments Off

    Carolina Public Press announces the launch of Newsmakers, a new nonpartisan conversation series on top Western North Carolina interests and issues. The first Newmakers forum will be on the future of the Pisgah and Nantahala national forests ...