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June 17, 2015, No comments

Maymead Inc. applied for a permit Friday to build and operate an asphalt plant at 5251 U.S. Highway 421 South near Deep Gap. Air permits specify the types of air pollution control equipment, production rates, fuels and other limits that facilities must meet to protect air quality.

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Senate budget cuts ASU energy center, adds funding to MAHEC, WNC Ag Center

June 17, 2015, No comments

Debate on the Senate's $21.5 billion budget proposal is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday.

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Raleigh Report: Stand by for state budget numbers and tax policy changes

June 15, 2015, No comments

Unlike a certain marsupial on New Years Eve, the North Carolina Senate's budget proposal is scheduled to drop today, with reviews by appropriation sub ...

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Vote Check: How the NC Senate, House voted on ‘ag-gag’ veto override

June 4, 2015, No comments

On Wednesday, the North Carolina House and Senate both voted to override Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of the so-called "ag-gag" bill. Here's how lawmakers ...