The PON Foundation Mission Statement

The PON Foundation, Protect Onslow County Neighborhoods is made up of concerned citizens whose main goal is to protect our neighborhoods from environmental and health issues. Community empowerment through education and responsible stewardship is our focus. We are a non profit community action group which is dedicated to protect and preserve our quality of life.


Public Hearing date rescheduled for Tuesday, March 1, 2010

New Date Set for Public Hearing on Permit for Onslow County Asphalt Plant

28.01.11 - 23:40 NCDENR

... RALEIGH - The N.C. Division of Air Quality has rescheduled a public hearing on a draft air quality permit for a proposed asphalt plant in Onslow County, with the new date set for March 1. A previously scheduled hearing on the permit was postponed due to snow and ice. Morton Trucking, Inc. has applied for a permit to build and operate a hot mix asphalt plant at 121 Garnet Lane in Jacksonville, N.C. The permit deals with the control of particulate matter, sulfur dioxide and other air emissions from the proposed plant. The public hearing has been scheduled for 6 p.m. March 1 at White Oak High School, 1001 Piney Green Road, Jacksonville, N.C. Individuals may register to speak at the hearing and/or submit written comments.