Cement Plant Ruling Delayed

As reported by the Raleigh News and Observer, a cement plant planned for New Hanover County will not open until a full environmental impact review is considered.

Trial court Judge Donald Stephens recently ruled that a full review of the effect on air, water, and the surrounding community must be complete before the state allows an international company to start building a cement plant in New Hanover County.

The ruling is a setback for Titan America, which wants to build a plant that would produce 2.2 million tons of cement a year and release pollutants such as mercury and greenhouse gases.

Read more: http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/05/04/465925/ruling-delays-cement-plant.html#ixzz0mybWaOMt

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