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203 people prepared to speak against asphalt plant

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Henderson County planners have worked out details of how some 200 people can comment on a proposed asphalt plant in East Flat Rock during a Planning Board meeting Thursday.   Read Story »

Tags: East Flat Rock | air quality | disruptive land uses | air pollution | East Flat Rock asphalt plant

Henderson County News

Historic Flat Rock Inc. opposes asphalt plant

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Historic Flat Rock Inc. has issued a statement opposing an asphalt plant in East Flat Rock, saying the facility would cause water and air pollution and jeopardize a mountain bog.   Read Story »

Tags: East Flat Rock | air quality | air pollution | East Flat Rock asphalt plant

Henderson County Business

Neighbors organize to oppose asphalt plant

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EAST FLAT ROCK —Neighbors have organized to block a proposed asphalt plant on Spartaburg Highway at the U.S. 25 connector, saying that the manufacturing use could release harmful toxins into the air, depreciate surrounding property values and endanger the health of residents.   Read Story »

Tags: East Flat Rock | disruptive land uses | air pollution | asphalt plant

Henderson County Business

Henderson County hopes to 'get a charge' out of VW settlement fund

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Thanks to the Volkswagen settlement for cheating on EPA pollution regulations, Henderson County may get a quick-charging station for electric vehicles, a boom truck for building services or a heavy duty truck for the Rescue Squad.   Read Story »

Tags: pollution | electric vehicles | air pollution