Updates | Cherry Point

Northeastern NC leaders visit PA wind energy site; local governments are considering ordinances

October 08, 2013

 

“It was a good opportunity to see (a turbine farm) in progress and how it worked,” Pasquotank County Assistant Manager Rodney Bunch said.

Bunch was part of a group of area leaders who traveled by bus Oct. 8 to Somerset County, an area southeast of Pittsburgh where 121 wind turbines are located.

Officials made the trip at the invitation of Iberdrola Renewables, the firm that operates 23 of the turbinesat what is known as the Casselman Wind Power Project. >>READ MORE

 

Search and Rescue: Why the Coast Guard Needs Help

June 11, 2011

 
Coast Guard ship with Coastguardsmen on deck. Allies for Cherry Point's Tomorrow.

The Coast Guard plays important roles combating piracy and keeping America’s shores safe, but unless the President is an alchemist and can turn words into money, the service soon won’t be able to do what Congress says it must do. >> READ MORE