Monthly Archives: April 2011

* WFAE ReVenture Update Interview Part 1 – The Smoke Stack Emissions

If you missed the WFAE interview [1] with Tom McKittrick of ReVenture, Jennifer Roberts of the BOCC and Bruce Gledhill of Mecklenburg Solid Waste, you missed a very good and highly informative interview by Julie Rose of WFAE (see below … Continue reading

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* Biomass Incineration Has “Unacceptable Health Risks” and Drives Up Health Care Costs

You’ll want to download, read, and share this information about the health risks on incinerators of all types, including gasification incinerators. The proposed ReVenture gasification incinerator will impact all of Mecklenburg and Gaston counties, not just the nearby residents. We … Continue reading

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* Mecklenburg Waste Mangement Advisory Board ReVenture Report

Below are slides taken directly from the Waste Management Advisory Board (WMAB) Report on ReVenture. The WMAB and the ReVenture Advisory Council (RAC) were requested to prepare a findings report and recommendation by the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners (BOCC). … Continue reading

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* Area Pastor Questions ReVenture Incinerator Impact

“As stewards, caretakers of the earth and world where we live, we have a responsibility to be sure that progress is not harmful to the environment…” Rev. T.J. Thompson Pastor, Cooks Memorial Presbyterian Church Rev. Thompson has reached out to … Continue reading

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* “Stop the Foxhole Landfill Expansion” Campaign Launched

Organizing for the “Stop the Foxhole Landfill Expansion” campaign has started! There are so many unanswered questions and valid concerns about the landfill expansion and the proposed ReVenture gasification incinerator it is difficult to list them all.  But here’s the … Continue reading

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* No ReVenture Gasification Incinerator, No ReVenture Garbage and Toxic Waste

So much has happened, so much has changed, and so much is unknown about the ReVenture gasification incinerator and its impact on our health, safety and environment it’s hard to know where to begin. For those that are joining us … Continue reading

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* Community sounds off about ReVenture project, county plugs ears

Community sounds off about ReVenture project, county plugs ears April 26th, 2011 by Rhiannon Fionn-Bowman in Biz, News Well, I should say most of the county — and by “county,” I’m talking about the County Commission; Commissioner Bill James actually … Continue reading

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Foxhole Advisory Council Meeting Media Coverage

Missed the meeting? Watch, listen and read what your neighbors had to say about this plan… Coverage of Foxhole Advisory Board Meeting April 25 Ballantyne Anger Builds Over Plans To Expand Foxhole Landfill WFAE.org Another is to pay a start-up … Continue reading

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* Central Piedmont Sierra Club Shares ReVenture Foxhole Concerns With Residents

For those that were unable to attend the Foxhole Advisory Council meeting on April 25, you can download a copy of the flyer that was provided to attendees. The two-sided sheet can be posted to neighborhood association websites, distributed at … Continue reading

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* ReVenture and Nuclear Energy WFAE April 27 Program

Talk about an issue packed program! Mark your calendar and sign up and to attend! Bring your comments and questions. OVERVIEW Local business and political leaders point to energy-related jobs as one key to achieving a stronger and sustainable economy … Continue reading

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