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Brevard public works chief indicted for mishandling contaminated soil

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A federal grand jury in Charlotte has returned a criminal indictment charging Brevard's public works director with ordering city employees to dig up and transport contaminated soil from a firing range backstop without proper protection and then store the tainted dirt improperly, U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced.   Read Story »

Tags: Brevard | environment | pollution

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

MountainTrue wins $100,000 for water testing

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A bill that passed last week in the state Legislature sets aside money to clean up pollution spills and allocates $100,000 to MountainTrue's water quality testing on the French Broad, as well as other rivers and streams in Western North Carolina, state Sen. Chuck Edwards announced.   Read Story »

Tags: water quality | MountainTrue | pollution

Flat Rock Business

Summer camps oppose asphalt plant

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Summer camps in Saluda, Flat Rock, Green River and across Henderson County are expressing their opposition to an asphalt plant in East Flat Rock, saying it could emit pollution that would harm the businesses, reduce revenues and cost jobs.   Read Story »

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

Henderson County News

Heavy rain causes sewage spill off North Main Street

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Heavy rainfall caused some 20,000 gallons of untreated wastewater to spill out of a manhole off Pinehurst Drive in the Windsor Hills neighborhood off North Main Street on Sunday morning, the city of Hendersonville reported.   Read Story »

Tags: water quality | floods | pollution | sewer systems

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

Henderson County News

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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You don't want to miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville Lightning | water quality | pollution | sewer systems

Henderson County News

City has new hire in 'cease the grease' role

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The city of Hendersonvillehas hired a new Environmental Services Coordinator to replace the water department official who plans to take a year off to travel.   Read Story »

Tags: water quality | pollution | wastewater treatment | sewer systems | Lee Smith

Henderson County News

Starting Dec. 1, emission inspections end for motor vehicles here

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Tags: pollution

Henderson County News

Mud Creek dump may reach homes, city says

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Tags: land-use planning | Mud Creek | pollution | hazardous waste | Mud Creek dump