The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality began a series of six public information sessions this month on coal ash storage options at various sites. The final meeting is Jan. 29 in Belmont, N.C., for Allen Steam Station on Lake Wylie.
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality began a series of six public information sessions this month on coal ash storage options at various sites. The final meeting is Jan. 29 in Belmont, N.C., for Allen Steam Station on Lake Wylie. Charlotte Observer file photo
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality began a series of six public information sessions this month on coal ash storage options at various sites. The final meeting is Jan. 29 in Belmont, N.C., for Allen Steam Station on Lake Wylie. Charlotte Observer file photo

John Marks covers community growth, municipalities and general news mainly in the Fort Mill and York County areas. He began writing for the Herald and sister papers in 2005 and won dozens of South Carolina Press Association and other awards since.

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