Stop Titan

Local
5:58 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Stop Titan is Dealt a Blow, but Organizers Say the Fight Goes On

Stop Titan

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Now that Titan America has a revised air quality permit in hand, the company can take up to eighteen months to begin construction of a cement plant in New Hanover County. 

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Local - August 7
1:11 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

DAQ Considering Only Public Comments that Speak to Legality of Titan Cement Permit

The DAQ will not consider any emotional appeals, anecdotes or speculation not rooted in substantiated fact.

More than 70 Cape Fear citizens spoke out about cement manufacturer Titan America’s requested extension on its proposed Castle Hayne plant at Monday night’s public hearing. The state Division of Air Quality, or DAQ, reports that so far, it has received about 800 additional written comments. However, the DAQ will only be able to consider public input addressing the technical aspects of the permit request.

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Local - August 6
2:00 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Public Officials Absent from Public Hearing on Titan Cement Plant

The proposed Titan Cement plant would be located in Castle Hayne along the Northeast Cape Fear River.

More than 400 people attended a public hearing that the state’s Division of Air Quality, or DAQ, held at UNCW last night. About 70 spoke out about an air permit extension application from cement manufacturer Titan America.  If granted, the permit would loosen emission standards for the company’s proposed Castle Hayne cement plant. While about 55 publicly urged the DAQ to deny the permit and 16 others spoke up in support of Titan, the one sentiment both camps share is dismay that zero elected officials attended the hearing.

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Local
3:14 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Pro- and anti-Titan activists mobilizing supporters for public hearing on air quality permit

A portion of the proposed site on the Northeast Cape Fear River where Titan America is looking to build a cement plant. The existing structures are remnants of the defunct Ideal Cement Plant.

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Supporters of a Titan Cement plant and Stop Titan activists are mobilizing their troops to speak out at a public hearing Monday night. 

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Local
5:59 pm
Wed February 1, 2012

Opposing Sides Weigh in on Titan America Study

The site of Titan America's proposed cement plant as viewed from the Cape Fear River. The area once housed the Ideal plant.

The Southern Environmental Law Center presented a study in Wilmington last week by ICF International about the potential health risks of air emissions by Titan America’s proposed cement plant in Castle Hayne.

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Local
12:29 pm
Tue January 24, 2012

Study Released on Titan America's Potential Health and Air Impacts

Three years after announcing its plans to operate a cement plant in Castle Hayne, Titan America is still waiting to hear a final decision regarding an air permit from the state Division of Air Quality.

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