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Dollar General Opposition Lawsuit Moving Forward -Brevard NC


Last updated 5/13/2020 at 3:50pm

Those who oppose the new Dollar General store on U.S. 276 held a news conference Wednesday. Those who spoke included Woody Platt, with Steep Canyon Rangers. (Times photo by Matt McGregor)

The South Carolina Environmental Law Project (SCELP) is moving forward with a lawsuit claiming the construction of the Dollar General on U.S. 276 is a violation of the Endangered Species Act.

As previously reported, the construction allegedly threatens an adjacent population of an endangered species, the Elktoe Mussel.

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 h...

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