Category Archives: Forsite

* Biomass Power Plants Pose Health Risk – Mass Medical Society

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* Medical Doctors Brief Congress on Biomass Energy Health Hazards

After reading this, would you want to live near the proposed ReVenture Park incinerator? Do you want this in Mecklenburg County? October 2, 2012 — Josh – by Josh Schlossberg, The Biomass Monitor Three medical doctors and a scientist presented … Continue reading

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* ReVenture Incinerator Plans Are Back – Keep Mecklenburg Incinerator Free

Just when you thought that it might be safe to breathe in western Mecklenburg County in the future, ReVenture now says that they want to resume plans to build an incinerator complex – TWO INCINERATORS! John Downey, Senior Staff Writer … Continue reading

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* American Academy of Family Physicians Opposes Biomass Burning

Below are excerpts from an April 23, 2010 letter from Douglas Henley, M.D., vice president and CEO of the American Academy of Family Physicians (representing over 94,700 family physicians and medical students) to the North Carolina Department of Environmental and … Continue reading

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Plan to Attend ReVenture Public Hearing Tonight, June 2, 7:00 PM

MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND! There will be a public hearing June 2nd at 7:00 PM for citizen comments regarding the ReVenture separation and fuel generation plant proposed for Amble Drive. The separation plan will determine the materials that will be … Continue reading

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* ‘Green’ biomass isn’t always so clean

Take the time to read this to learn about what is happening nationally and why we need to take action locally and in North Carolina. ‘Green’ biomass isn’t always so clean Toxic plumes and dust spew from an unlikely source: … Continue reading

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* ReVenture Spooked By Legislative Efforts to Remove Their Poultry Credits And…

“McKittrick says the protracted battle by ReVenture opponents over processing Mecklenburg’s municipal solid waste also played a role in his decision.” Thanks to Charlotte Business Journal Senior Staff Writer John Downey  for clarifying what is going on behind the scenes … Continue reading

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* A Big Reason Why We Don’t Need a Gasification Incinerator in Meck County

We’re in the top 10 worst cities in the country for ozone pollution, again. The first three days of June are forecast to be alert days for ozone and particle pollution. We know that gasification incinerators will contribute emissions that … Continue reading

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* Gasification Incinerator Challenged on Environmental Justice Issues

Residents of Port St. Joe, Florida are challenging a proposed biomass gasification incinerator on environmental justice issues. They have informed the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) that if they grant the air emissions permit for the gasifier, a civil … Continue reading

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* Air Pollution Around Schools and Student Health and Performance

This May 2011 study from the University of Michigan confirms the impact of air pollution on young students: Air Pollution Around Schools Is Linked To Poorer Student Health And Academic Performance Paul Mohai, Byoung-Suk Kweon, Sangyun Lee, and Kerry Ard … Continue reading

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