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  • Hazel Johnson, the mother of environmental justice, was Catholic March 4, 2021 4:07 am Hazel Johnson (1935-2011) is considered by many to be the mother of environmental justice. For more than 30 years, she pressed local officials and corporations to clean up toxic waste and pollution in her southeast Chicago community of Altgeld Gardens. ( …
  • Top Utilities: Power Players March 4, 2021 4:07 am By the Business Facilities Staff From the January/February 2021 Issue As we unveil our annual list of editor’s picks of top utilities, the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) has forecast total U.S. electricity consumption, including direct use of …
  • Letters to the Editor: Dominion's rooftop solar proposal a raw deal for customers March 3, 2021 2:52 am As a solar customer with Dominion Energy, I am astounded and incensed by the new rooftop solar proposal put forth by the utility. This proposal adds additional fees for solar customers, and, if that wasn’t enough, it reduces the compensation solar …
  • Editorial: Like Dominion's new coal phase-out plan? Thank SC regulators. March 3, 2021 2:50 am Even the best-intentioned businesses usually charge as much as they think they can get away with and delay as long as they think they can on costly upgrades that aren’t essential to their day-to-day operations. It’s human nature and, for investor owned …
  • How Siemens Energy Is Targeting the US Green Hydrogen Opportunity March 3, 2021 12:05 am Green hydrogen is both an untested and a potentially vital way for renewable-energy-powered grids to store their intermittent power for later use, not just for hours at a time, but for days, weeks or even seasons ahead. Most of the early-stage work on …
  • A legacy of the New Deal, electric cooperatives struggle to make a Green transition March 2, 2021 4:36 am What began three years ago as a campaign to stop the spraying of weedkiller under power lines near homes in the Appalachian mountains of northeast Tennessee has become an example of a more democratic process at electric cooperatives across the country.  …
  • Winery Harvests Sun Energy for Grapes, Solar Panels March 1, 2021 5:26 pm SOURCE: Duke Energy DESCRIPTION: Joyce Neely wants you to know that it’s no longer cool to be a wine snob. She and her husband Joe started RayLen Vineyards and Winery in Mocksville, North Carolina, in 1998. The land they purchased southwest of Winston- …
  • Solar Integrated Roofing Co. (Stock Symbol: SIRC) Expands Operations in the Strongly Growing Alternative Energy Sector March 1, 2021 3:48 pm Solar Integrated Roofing Corporation (SIRC), is an integrated, single-source solar power and roofing systems installation company Solar Integrated Roofing Co (OTCMKTS:SIRC) EL CAJON, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, March 1, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ …
  • Donald Trump CPAC speech - read the full transcript March 1, 2021 5:58 am In his first major speech since leaving the White House, Donald Trump teased a 2024 presidential run, maintained that he won the 2020 election, and listed the GOP rivals he wanted out of the party for criticizing him. For about 90 minutes, the ex-president …
  • Dominion proposes ending its South Carolina coal generation by 2030 - Utility Dive February 28, 2021 6:44 am Dive Brief: Dominion Energy South Carolina filed its modified integrated resource plan (IRP) on Friday, including a "preferred" scenario that would retire its coal generation fleet by 2030, and convert its Cope Station coal plant to natural gas.  …

 

Rock Hill Metro News

 

Rock Hill Metro News

  • Additional 25 school district reopening plans approved by SC superintendent July 31, 2020 6:02 am COLUMBIA, SC (WSPA) – State Superintendent Molly Spearman announced the approval of 25 school district reopening plans on Thursday. According to the release, the following school districts’ reopening plans were approved: Abbeville County School District …
  • Most NC Students Will Begin The Year Learning From Home July 24, 2020 6:37 pm A majority of North Carolina's 1.5 million public school students will begin the year learning from home. That has become clear less than two weeks after Gov. Roy Cooper recommended that schools open in person with social distancing on Aug. 17. But all …
  • Coming Up 6-10-20 June 9, 2020 8:27 pm Area blood drives posted American Red Cross • June 10, 2-7 p.m.,  and June 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Forest Hill Church, 2099 Carolina Place Drive, Fort Mill • June 10, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Novant Health Matthews Medical Center, 1500 Matthews Township Parkway, …
  • Pete’s Top 10: #9 Greenwood May 28, 2020 3:17 am The 7 Sports Team is counting down the 10 best high school football programs in the area during 7 Sports Director Pete Yanity’s 30 seasons covering high school football on Channel 7. State titles, overall wins, and dominant eras were taken into account …
  • Coming Up 5-27-20 May 26, 2020 4:33 pm Area blood drives posted American Red Cross • May 29, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., American Red Cross, 200 Piedmont Blvd., Rock Hill • May 29, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Brace Family YMCA, 3127 Weddington Road, Matthews, N.C. • May 29, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Team Church, 2301 …
  • Coming Up 5-20-20 May 19, 2020 2:03 pm Area blood drives posted American Red Cross • May 21 and May 29, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., American Red Cross, 200 Piedmont Blvd., Rock Hill • May 29, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Brace Family YMCA, 3127 Weddington Road, Matthews, N.C. • May 29, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Team …
  • Coming Up 4-29-20 April 27, 2020 9:25 pm Area blood drives posted American Red Cross • May 1, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Team Church, 2301 Stevens Mill Road, Matthews, N.C. courtesy of RICK JOHNSON Since her friend’s 15th birthday party had to be canceled due to the governor’s stay-at-home orders, Aubrey …
  • Coming Up 3-18-20 March 17, 2020 4:12 pm Area blood drives posted American Red Cross • March 20, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., York County Library, 138 E. Black St., Rock Hill • March 21, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Islamic Center of South Charlotte, 1048 Gant Road, Indian Land • March 24, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., …
  • Coming Up 2-5-20 February 4, 2020 7:32 pm Free computer classes in Lancaster Free computer classes will be offered from 10 a.m.-noon every Tuesday beginning Feb. 4 at Lancaster County Community Center, 508 E. Meeting St., Lancaster. For more information, call (803) 577-0571 or (803) 287-5518. …
  • Coming Up 1-29-20 January 28, 2020 5:21 pm Homelessness Awareness Week The Lancaster Area Coalition for the Homeless, sponsored by the United Way of Lancaster County, will hold these events for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week: • The Point in Time Count will identify and count the homeless in …