Monthly Archives: January 2024

HRA hosts virtual 2024 Legislative Update!

Check out our 2024 legislative blog HERE.

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Town of Pittsboro Press Release on 1,4-dioxane: 1/25/2024, 5:27pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 25 JANUARY 2024 Media Contact: Colby W. Sawyer, MPA CEM | (919) 542-4621 ext. 1108 | Town of Pittsboro Continues to Move Forward with Phase II Improvements at Water Plant The Town continues to move forward

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HRA in the News: News and Observer by Adam Wagner – Disney and our Open Letter calling for more environmentally friendly building practices

Article Link HERE Adam Wagner 8–10 minutes The 1,500-acre Asteria community — part of the company’s Storyliving by Disney brand — will include 4,000 single-family and multifamily homes, including housing aimed at adults ages 55 and older. The Haw River

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HRA In The News: Times News, Burlinton, NC – State of the Haw Speaker Series ‘State of the Haw’ talk taking place in Pittsboro TIMES-NEWS STAFF 1–2 minutes PITTSBORO — The Haw River Assembly is hosting a free presentation of its annual water quality report, “State of the Haw.” Haw Riverkeeper Emily Sutton will present

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HRA in the News – Times News, Burlington, NC – Burlington’s 1,4-dioxane into the Haw River. Burlington targets company for harmful chemical discharge TIMES-NEWS STAFF ~3 minutes BURLINGTON – A local manufacturer is suspected of being behind a sudden spike in a potential cancer-causing chemical in Burlington’s sewage, the city said in a press release.

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Open Letter to Disney: Will Disney Make Protection of the Haw River and Natural Environment a Priority?

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1,4-dioxane: Environmental Management Commission ruled 8-7 dismissing a key 1,4-dioxane standard.

The Environmental Management Commission (EMC) met this week to discuss the triennial review and pending 1,4 dioxane litigation. The EMC The EMC is a 15-member commission appointed by the Governor, the Senate Pro Tempore and the Speaker of the House responsible

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Buc-ee’s Hearing in Mebane Ends in Approval.

The Mebane City council met earlier this week to determine whether or not to approve two land use permits necessary for the development of a Buc-ee’s gas station within the city’s jurisdiction along I-40. The Buc-ee’s would have 120 fuel positions,

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Proposal of Buc-ees in Mebane draws considerable opposition:

There is great pposition to the construction of Buc-ee’s, in Alamance County, the proposed largest gas station in the world. The proposed 32.5-acre station with 120 pumps could draw 25,000+ visitors a day, leading to degradation of environmental and quality

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Public Statement: Major Changes to the proposed MVP Southgate Route Would Exclude Alamance and much of Rockingham

The new proposed route would only extend 31 miles from the terminus of the MVP mainline in Chatham, VA into Rockingham, likely at the East Tennessee interconnect. The final route proposal has not yet been published. MVP Southgate released a

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