A conference on wind energy along the Carolinas, Virginia and Georgia coast is coming to sometimes-blustery Charlotte in March.
Monday, January 30, 2012
A draft environmental impact study of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities' proposed Long Creek sewage treatment plant is now online.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The Catawba River basin has landed on another most-endangered-places list, this one from the Southern Environmental Law Center.
Monday, January 23, 2012
The unhealthy air documented by monitoring devices in Mecklenburg and Rowan counties is just as bad in neighboring counties, a study by Catawba College and Davidson College scientists shows.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Howls follow every ice storm that leaves thousands of Carolina residents stranded without power: Bury utility lines underground!
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Ten environmental and health advocacy groups, some with North Carolina roots, said today they will sue federal regulators for delaying rules on coal ash from power plants.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Remember the story, a month ago, about the Yadkin riverkeeper challenging Alcoa's title to the riverbed under its Yadkin dams? The issue is still as murky as river water after a hard rain.
No surprise here, but coal-fired power plants lead the list of the largest greenhouse gas emitters in North Carolina, a new Environmental Protection Agency website shows.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Monday, January 9, 2012
A hydro project that dates to 1919 might help Duke Energy meet its circa-2007 mandate to generate renewable energy.