Updated: June 19, 2015

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EEHS School

2015 EEHS School
August 10-11, 2015

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NCMA 2015 Annual Meeting
Sept. 21-22, 2015
Chetola Resort, Blowing Rock

HazWasteWorkshop2015 Hazardous Waste Workshop for Generators
Nov. 5, 2015 - Charlotte
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Top Stories In The News

NCMA Government Affairs Conference Call CANCELLED for June 22

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 scheduled for Monday, June 22 has been CANCELLED. [June 19, 2015]

Make Your Reservations for the 2015 NCMA Annual Meeting

Public Content The 2015 NCMA Annual Meeting will be held at the Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock, North Carolina on September 21-22, 2015.  NCMA has reserved a limited block of rooms for the Annual Meeting.  You are encouraged to make your reservations early! [June 19, 2015]

Our Thanks to Potash Corp for Sponsoring the 2015 EEHS School Pens

NCMA would like to thank Ray McKeithan and Potash Corp. for stepping in as the new sponsor of the pens given to attendees at the 2015 North Carolina Environmental, Energy, Health and Safety (EEHS) School. You would not believe how many people show up at our Workshops and the EEHS School without a pen. [June 19, 2015]

You Will Only Find This at the 2015 North Carolina EEHS School

Public Content Show your continued support of NCMA’s educational programs by signing up today to attend our 14th Annual North Carolina Environmental, Energy, Health & Safety (EEHS) School on August 10-11, 2015 in Raleigh, North Carolina. We have courses that you will find nowhere else![ June 19, 2015]

NC Senate Unveils Extensive Economic Development and Finance Reforms

The North Carolina Senate unveiled its much awaited economic development and finance proposals in the Senate Commerce Committee on June 10, 2015. We have a summary of the key provisions important to North Carolina manufacturers. [June 12, 2015]

Court Rejects Challenge to Proposed GHG standards for Existing Power Plants

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected a series of challenges June 9, 2015, filed by states and industry groups seeking to block EPA's proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) rule for existing power plants.[June 12, 2015]

DENR Orders Duke Energy to Stop Flow of Ash-Contaminated Groundwater at Sutton Plant

The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) ordering Duke Energy June 9, 2015 to stop the continued spread of coal ash contamination in the groundwater near its Wilmington power plant. [June 12, 2015]

DENR Retains Special Counsel to Defend Duke Energy Appeal of $25.1 Million Fine

DENR has retained Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP (an NCMA Business Partner) for legal services related to Duke Energy’s decision to contest a $25.1 million fine. [June 12, 2015]

North Carolina New Ag-Gag Law Affects All Employees Not Just Agricultural Workers

On June 3, 2015 the North Carolina Legislature voted to override the Governor's veto of a bill (House Bill 405) that grants the state’s employers the right to take legal action against employees who steal company data, documents or covertly record activities in “nonpublic” area of the workplace. [June 12, 2015]

State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Reform Bill Passes

The North Carolina General Assembly gave final approval June 4, 2015, to a bill (House Bill 795)  that makes significant reforms to the North Carolina law requiring an environmental impact statement (EIS)  for projects that  involve expenditure of public funds or use of public lands. [June 12, 2015]


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Updates on Pending
NC Legislation

Updated: June 12, 2015
NCMA has identified almost three dozen bills pending at the North Carolina General Assembly that may significantly impact North Carolina manufacturers.

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NCMA is following those bills on behalf of our members. NCMA Members-Only information about NCMA's priority bills is available at this link.

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Members receive our weekly newsletter summarizing important legislative and regulatory developments of interest to North Carolina manufacturers.

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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