Monthly Archives: January 2011

January 31, 2011 – Scott Griffin remembers when wind shifts stirred a rotten-egg smell on the Catawba River near his Mount Holly home.

By | 2011-01-31T00:37:04+00:00 January 31st, 2011|News|

Just across the river, in neighboring Mecklenburg County, he could see the source: a waterside chemical plant. The operation closed in 2005 but is still a federal Superfund hazardous waste cleanup site. Meanwhile, for six years, Griffin and others have been working to develop an 11-mile greenway along the Catawba, part of a Mount Holly

January 21, 2011 – A scaled-back ReVenture plan wins panel’s support But questions remain about technology used by waste-to-energy facility

By | 2011-01-21T00:38:11+00:00 January 21st, 2011|News|

Plans for a waste-to-energy plant continue to change as the team behind ReVenture Park gets closer to closing a 20-year deal with Mecklenburg County. Forsite Development President Tom McKittrick told members of an advisory panel last week that the project "has evolved and continues to." McKittrick noted ReVenture has changed dramatically from more than a

January 16, 2011 – Recycling center meeting set Derita residents want to know more about proposed waste-to-energy site.

By | 2011-01-16T00:38:38+00:00 January 16th, 2011|News|

North Charlotte residents will meet Thursday with officials from Forsite Development, the company that wants to buy and recycle the county's trash to create fuel pellets for an electric power plant in western Mecklenburg. Members of the Derita-Statesville Road Community Organization invited officials from Forsite to their monthly meeting because they want first-hand information about