Federal agency against proposed Titan plant in Castle Hayne, US

Federal agency against proposed Titan plant in Castle Hayne, US
Published: 10 September 2008

An agency with the federal government is against the proposed Titan Cement Plant in Castle Hayne.

Titan wants to build a plant similar to its existing operation near Roanoke, Virginia.

It’s in line to receive some tax breaks if it does, but first, it must clear a series of hurdles.

The Army Corps of Engineers is overseeing an environmental review of the plan.

In a letter to the corps obtained by WECT, the US Fish and Wildlife Service says the Castle Hayne site is home to a wide variety of animals and its wetlands may be irreplaceable.

A supervisor for the Fish and Wildlife Service says Titan should look for another, less damaging location.