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Letter Threatens Lawsuit Over Dollar General Store-Brevard NC


Last updated 4/27/2020 at 2:46pm

The new Dollar General store will sit off U.S. 276. (Courtesy photo)

The construction of the Dollar General on U.S. 276 is alleged to threaten an endangered species, the Elktoe Mussel, which is a violation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), according to a letter from an environmental group in South Carolina that warns of a lawsuit.

In the letter addressed to Transylvania County government, the Broadway Group, LLC (project overseer and developer of the project), and the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, Michael Corley, the upstate director of the South Carolina Environmental Law Project, said he's representing a group under the name "Concerned Citi...

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