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Durham Commissioners battle over protecting Jordan Lake
by Michael Pollock

At the Durham Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting April 13 a far-reaching dispute over where Jordan Lake ends along New Hope Creek came to a head. The edge of the Lake’s normal pool, at 216 feet above sea level, is at issue, because Durham limits impervious surfaces and utility connections within the critical watershed, one mile from the shore, and this affects a proposed 164 acre property planned for development. The plan includes 384 houses, 916 apartments, 600,000 square feet of stores and offices, two schools, a fire station, a police station, and a YMCA off Route 751 near Fayetteville Road. Cree CEO and developer of nearby Colvard Farms, Neal Hunter, originally proposed 751 Assemblage. He is now a minority partner with the Southern Durham Development Company and the proposal was renamed 751 South. More...


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Page 1 - Tapping Jordan Lake * Strike ends at Moncure Plywood - Page 2 - Briefs and Announcements - Page 3 - Going with the flow, coming full circle - Page 4 - STRIKE - Page 5 - Declaration of breathing space - Page 6 - Chatham has had its share of troubled waters - Page 7 - Your water, your body, your life * DURHAM (cont. from page 1) - Page 8 - JORDAN LAKE (cont. from page 1) - Page 9 - Chasing the stress monster - Page 10 - Cooperation wins in landslide * After 90 days - Page 11 - Chatham Opinion Line - Page 12 - Chatham Comunidad




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