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2011-04-04 00:00:28

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2009-10-06 10:43:00

BADIN, N.C., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcoa Power Generating Inc. (APGI), a subsidiary of Alcoa Inc., responded to an unprecedented effort by N.C. Gov.

2009-08-07 12:22:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The N.C. House voted in overwhelming numbers to reject an unprecedented and costly government takeover of Alcoa's hydroelectric business along the Yadkin River in central North Carolina. Senate Bill 967, sponsored by Sen.

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.

2009-03-27 08:29:00

N.C. Water Rights Committee Commends Senate Majority And Minority Leaders For Supporting Measure Benefiting State's Economic And Environmental Future RALEIGH, N.C., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The N.C.

2009-03-26 10:32:00

Proposed bill in the N.C. General Assembly would forcibly seize hydropower business along the Yadkin River, costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars BADIN, N.C., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcoa Power Generating Inc.

2009-01-06 09:07:00

STANLY COUNTY, N.C., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The N.C.

2008-07-30 06:00:34

By Wesley Young, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 30--With water flow in the Yadkin River approaching low levels not seen since the 2002 drought, the City-County Utilities Division is asking residents, businesses and institutions to voluntarily conserve water until further notice.

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 12:00:50

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Gene Ellis of Alcoa Power Generating Inc., +1-704-422- 5606, gene.ellis@alcoa.com; or Robert Brown for Alcoa Power Generating Inc., +1-919-810-1901, robert@rbpr.com RALEIGH, N.C., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcoa announced that it fully supports a proposed study of water issues along the Yadkin River by the state's Environmental Review Commission.

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