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Asheville Meter Services worker Shane Moore tests the accuracy of a meter at a hotel in Woodfin last Wednesday. According to the city of Asheville, the Capital Improvement Fee generates about $6.5 million every year. The fee is dedicated to maintaining the region's largest water system. Mike Belleme/Carolina Public Press
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August 26, 2015, No comments

With changes to and debates around the ownership of some water systems in Western North Carolina, Carolina Public Press is undertaking an in-depth and investigative project looking at who owns the water in the 18 westernmost counties of the state.

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Little budging on the NC budget, House pitches bonds

August 4, 2015, No comments

Holding up negotiations over an agreement on this session’s two-year budget are key policy changes on Medicaid and education pushed by the Senate. B ...

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Algal blooms, fish kills occurring across portions of the state

July 24, 2015, No comments

Algal samples collected from the eastern portion of Waterville Lake in Western North Carolina on Monday have been identified by DWR biologists asMicro ...

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Blasting set for I-40 in Haywood County; rolling roadblocks scheduled to start Wednesday

July 14, 2015, No comments

Blasting operations will cause temporary morning closures on a rural stretch of Interstate 40 in Haywood County near the Tennessee border starting Tue ...

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    NC Senate about to pass major environmental changes
    July 2, 2015, No comments

    The North Carolina Senate has tentatively passed a massive new regulatory bill mandating dozens of changes to state environmental protections, including some rejected last year in a showdown with the House over a similar bill. A final Senat ...