Titan Cement

Local - January 8
2:31 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

NHC to Host Public Hearing on Special Use Permits

Tonight, New Hanover County’s planning department is holding a public hearing about some newly-proposed changes to the special use permit. 

At a November work session, the planning department offered a draft that would require applicants to address their long-range impact on the community and environment.  

The latest changes are meant to clarify requirements, but some are saying the new language also stands to modify them. 

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Local - November 1
3:48 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

New Hanover County Moves to Amend Special Use Permit Requirements

New special use permit requirements could make it more difficult for Titan Cement to set up operations in Castle Hayne.
Proposed Titan Cement plant site as seen from the Northeast Cape Fear River

Significant changes could be underway for manufacturers seeking permits to operate or expand in New Hanover County. At a work session this morning, the planning and inspections department presented an amendment to the county’s industrial zoning ordinance that would require new companies, such as Titan Cement, to present burden of proof when filing for special use permits to operate.

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Local
5:58 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

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

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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
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.

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
4:11 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

DAQ to hold public hearing on Titan's request to modify 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.

An air quality permit is at the center of a challenge to Titan America’s plans to build and operate a cement plant in New Hanover County. 

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Local
6:00 am
Mon December 10, 2012

Titan Cement plant would bring jobs, environmentally-friendly business, says Carolinas Cement GM

The old Ideal Cement plant on the Titan Cement site

Titan America could break ground on a cement plant in Castle Hayne as early as 2015. 

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Local
1:59 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Cement plant won't create as many jobs as first forecast, says new study

A Titan Cement plant would bring about 48 jobs to New Hanover County – not the 720 originally quoted by an earlier economic impact study.  That’s according to a new analysis paid for by the North Carolina Coastal Federation, an environmental advocacy group.

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Local
5:36 am
Fri August 17, 2012

As EPA considers looser regulations on cement kilns, some locals worry about implications for Titan

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Just as environmental groups expected to see stricter requirements for emissions from cement plants, the Environmental Protection Agency is now considering a proposal to relax the rules. 

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Local
3:34 pm
Fri July 27, 2012

Judge dismisses portions of suit appealing Titan's air quality permit

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Titan Cement achieved a small victory earlier this week in its quest to construct and operate a cement plant in Castle Hayne.

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