UNCC to host coal ash workshop and forum

UNC Charlotte will host an “ask an engineer” workshop Wednesday evening on coal ash pond cleanup.

Ash experts, environmental groups and legislators will staff exhibits starting at 6 p.m., followed by an interactive panel discussion at 7 p.m. The event will be at UNCC’s Electricity Production and Infrastructure Center, 8700 Phillips Road, and co-hosted by EPIC and Professional Engineers of North Carolina.

EPIC and PENC will hold a daylong coal ash forum Thursday. The cost is $150 for members of the public. Go to http://bit.ly/1A7ZqB2 for details and to register. Bruce Henderson