Morehead City Port Possible Sulfur Storage Site

A long process of fighting off a sulfur plant in Carteret County now has officials in talks of building a sulfur storage facility.

PCS Phosphate and the Clean County Coalition met about building a dry enclosed solid sulfur storage facility at the port in Morehead City.

In the meeting, PCS Phosphate said they had "misjudged the public reaction" to its earlier plan to build a sulfur re-melting plant at the port.

After the meeting, the company promised a commitment to complete transparency in their intentions for the dry storage facility.

If followed through, the building would be the first in the industry that stores sulfur in open piles.


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  • by Hilda Davis Location: Beafort, NC on Sep 4, 2011 at 09:56 AM
    We can't allow this to happen. We're in a hurricane prone zone, and with high winds it could destroy their building and liquify the sulfur destroying our county and surrounding areas for many years. Let them build thier building in Aurora where they've done so much land damage with their digging. We don't need to be a first with this one.
  • by Dixie Chic Location: MHC on Sep 2, 2011 at 02:41 PM
    OMG!! I say NO!!!! r u kidding me!! I mean after being in Yellowstone for not even a day, the smell of Sulfur is absolutely disgusting!!! GO AWAY PCS!!!!!!!!
  • by Rita Location: MHC on Sep 2, 2011 at 08:30 AM
    Looks to me like 6 of 1 half dozen of another!!!! The hazards will still be there
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