Updated: March 27, 2015

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2015 Hazardous Waste Workshop for Generators
May 7, 2015 - Wilmington
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August 10-11, 2015




Top Stories In The News

NCMA Government Affairs Conference Call Monday, March 30 @ 11 AM

NCMA's Government Affairs Committee has a conference call to discuss pending legislation every Monday at 11 AM when the North Carolina General Assembly is in session.  The next call will be Monday, March 30 @ 11 AM. All NCMA members and business partners are invited to participate.  [March 27, 2015]

This Week at the General Assembly – March 23-27, 2015

After several weeks of little action, activities are heating up in the NC General Assembly.  There was action on bills of interest to NCMA members this week, and a flood of bills were introduced in the final two days before the close of the Senate's bill filing deadline.  [March 27, 2015]

Duke Energy to Appeal Record $25 Million Groundwater Contamination Fine

Duke Energy said March 23, 2015, that it will “vigorously contest” a state-record $25.1 million fine for contamination of groundwater at its Sutton power plant in Wilmington.  [March 27, 2015]

DENR Secretary Testified Before Congressional Committee on Clean Water Act

Donald R. van der Vaart, secretary of the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, testified March 24, 2015 in Washington D.C., before aU.S. Senate Committee on EPA's proposed rule defining "waters of the United States".  [March 27, 2015]

FBI Sponsoring Chemical Outreach Workshops April 6-7 in Charlotte

Public File The FBI is hosting, two free chemical outreach workshops April 6 and 7, 2015. The FBI's Chemical Retailer Awareness Workshop (CRAW) on April 6 is for those business that sell chemicals that can be used as a precursor to bomb making. The FBI's Chemical Facility Outreach Exchange (CFOX) Workshop on April 7 is for those facilities that use, store, or ship, Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TIC).  [March 27, 2015]

CAPCA 2015 Spring Conference April 8-10 in Asheville

Public File The Carolinas Air Pollution Control Association (CAPCA) will hold its annual Spring Conference April 8-,10 2015 at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina. For more information or to register go to: http://capca-carolinas.org/conferences/2015-spring/. [March 27, 2015]

About NCMA

The North Carolina Manufacturers Alliance [formerly The Manufacturers and Chemical Industry Council of North Carolina (MCIC)] is a non-profit association representing the interests of North Carolina manufacturing industries before the North Carolina General Assembly and state regulatory agencies on environmental, health, safety, worker's compensation, and tax issues. This Web site, myncma.org, is a comprehensive electronic resource designed to keep our members informed of current and emerging issues that may impact their operations in North Carolina.

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