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City Facing EPA Scrutiny – Brevard, NC


Last updated 1/20/2020 at 1:25pm

The N.C. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued several subpoenas to city of Brevard employees to appear before a grand jury, with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Charlotte in charge of the investigation, according to a press release Thursday from the city.

In the release, City Attorney Michael Pratt said the U.S. Attorney’s office “has indicated that criminal charges may be filed against the city and/or at least one employee for disposing of firing range dirt in an improper fashion.”

The dirt in question related to the EPA investigation is allegedly contaminated with lead...

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