Latest Montgomery County, North Carolina Stories

2009-07-28 17:05:00

RALEIGH, N.C., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A legislative bid to pursue a government takeover of Alcoa's Yadkin Hydroelectric Project was thwarted by a N.C. House committee today.

2008-08-01 12:00:41

By Josh McCann, Independent Tribune, Concord, N.C. Jul. 31--Gov. Mike Easley has signed a bill directing state lawmakers to study a private power company's request to continue operating a hydroelectric project on the Yadkin River.

2008-07-18 18:00:23

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Patty Briguglio of MMI Associates, Inc., +1-919-233- 6600, patty@mmimarketing.com, for The N.C. Water Rights Committee RALEIGH, N.C., July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The N.C.

2008-07-16 03:00:00

By Bruce Henderson, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Jul. 16--Water rights to the Yadkin River, including aluminum giant Alcoa's hydroelectric dams, will come under scrutiny this week in the N.C. legislature.

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