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TNRC Supports Landslide Mapping Project


September 14, 2017

The Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) will recommend that the county commissioners fund a landslide-mapping project. A subcommittee was tasked to study the pros and cons of funding a map for high-risk areas in the county after the Appalachian Landslide Consultants (ALC) gave a presentation to the TNRC in February.

TNRC board member Davis Whitfield-Cargile was a member of the subcommittee. During the TNRC’s regular meeting last week, he said Kevin Shook, the county’s Emergency Management director, supports asking the commissioners for funding. An estimated cost for the mapp...

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