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5:43 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

Alcoa Gets Fresh Start To Win Approval Of State Regulators

A Yadkin River dam run by Alcoa. align=left
Julie Rose

Alcoa has gotten its wish from a judge - the chance to start over in trying to get the approval of state regulators for its dams on the Yadkin River.

Alcoa is in this game for the rights to operate dams on the Yadkin River another 50 years. Right now the company's just a few yards shy of that goal. The final thing it needs is approval from state water quality regulators.

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