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ENC boatbuilder fined for air quality permit violations

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The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) Has assessed a more than $70 thousand dollar penalty against World Cat Greenville for air quality violations after the fiberglass boat manufacturer started operations prior to receiving an air quality permit.

Following an unannounced inspection in July 20-22, DAQ learned World Cat Greenville had been operating without an air quality permit since July 1, 2021.

DAQ’s investigation determined that World Cat Greenville operated for 162 days without a permit.

Kelly Batchelor hails from the small crossroads community of Cabin in Duplin County in Eastern North Carolina. Since 1989 Kelly has been actively employed in radio.