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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.

Representatives participate in the groundbreaking ceremony at the new Collections Preservation Center.

Smokies breaks ground on new Collections Preservation Center

November 18, 2014, No comments

The National Park Service facility will preserve 418,000 artifacts and 1.3 million archival records documenting the history of Great Smoky Mountains N ...

APD Chief William Anderson announces the hiring of a new evidence-room manager. Anderson says he now knows who was responsible for the APD's missing items, but won't say more until the investigation is complete. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

Asheville city manager announces succession plan for police chief

November 18, 2014, No comments

According to a press release, city of Asheville staff expect to release a Request for Proposals by the end of November for a high-quality professional ...

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NC’s 2014 ozone levels lowest on record

November 10, 2014, Comments Off

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 monit ...

  • Several hundred people filled the floor of Ramsey Center at Western Carolina University, nearly all of them opposing rules that would make fracking possible in North Carolina. Paul Clark/Carolina Public Press
    NC energy commission postpones fracking meetings
    October 30, 2014, Comments Off

    A total of 217,285 comments on the draft rules for oil and natural gas exploration have been counted by staff from the N.C. Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources, who serve the commission.

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    TV ad spending in judicial elections surpasses $9.1M
    October 27, 2014, Comments Off

    In spending on judicial candidates, candidates for four seats on the North Carolina Supreme Court have been the only source of TV spending this fall. So far, spending has reached nearly $1.7 million.