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Corps Seeking Comment on Titan Plant

By Catherine M. Welch

Wilmington, NC – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on Titan America's plans to build a cement plant and quarry on the banks of the Northeast Cape Fear River.

The Corps of Engineers doesn't want to know how residents feel about the plant, it will be asking for opinions later on in the process.

Right now the Corps wants to know where residents think it should look while drafting its Environmental Impact Statement, specifically the impact on water and wetlands.

Titan America is seeking to build on nearly 1,900 acres of land to quarry limestone and produce the most common form of cement called Portland cement.

The Corps of Engineers says the site is currently home to undeveloped forest land, a quarry pit owned by Martin Marietta Materials and the shut down former Ideal Cement plant.

Residents have until June 30th to submit comments and the Army Corps of Engineers is holding a public meeting next week for further input.

Where To Go
U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Public Comment
Laney High School
2700 North College Road, Wilmington, NC
June 12th at 6:00pm

Click Here to read more from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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