17′ NC Legislative Session Wrap Up
2017 North Carolina Legislative Session Update The Legislature adjourned on June 30th. They are scheduled to come back August 3rd to deal with bills that passed both chambers by June 28th and to handle veto overrides. The report below has the bills that were tracked by CRMCA that are either law or are still eligible...
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2017 CRMCA Summer Convention Brings Record Attendance and High Marks!
If you missed the  CRMCA Summer Convention at The Westin in Hilton Head Island, SC, you missed a great time.   The CRMCA Summer Convention brought industry professionals together for dynamic education on key issues, leadership development and team collaboration.  During the event attendees enjoyed multiple opportunities to network with one another and build lasting relationships.  This...
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Cost Avoidance Estimates If Coal Ash Ponds Are Not Excavated and Transported to Lined Landfill
Cost Avoidance Estimates If Coal Ash Ponds Are Not Excavated and Transported to Lined Landfill There are five coal ash ponds that Duke Energy is required to excavate and place the coal ash into landfills meeting the appropriate requirement.  Two of the five sites, H.F. Lee and Buck Power Station, have been chosen to be...
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A Call to House Members to Not Concur on the Senate PCS for H374 “Business Freedom Act”
Please Do Not Concur on the Senate PCS for H374 “Business Freedom Act”  Background:  There was strong support in both chambers last year for the beneficial reuse of coal ash in concrete because: 1) the health hazard of coal ash is permanently removed from the environment; 2) concrete producers are importing most of the coal ash...
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CRMCA Lobbyist Answers to House Republican Caucus Request
CRMCA Lobbyist Connie Wilson answered a call for information from the House Republican Caucus today – reference the letter and info below:   June 27, 2017 Dear Republican House Caucus Members: Yesterday Rep. Chuck McGrady sent an e-mail with concerns on the amount of fly ash needed by the concrete industry to justify the third...
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