What is the economic impact to Richmond County?

ITD will generate $2.5M in gross salary to Richmond County employees (making on average of $22 per hour; $18, starting; $25, upper), and will invest up to $12 million dollars in infrastructure at its proposed facility. Maintenance and other services will be required of local contractors.

The Richmond Community College will provide key talent and training to its workforce of 55 employees, with higher than average salary for the region.

Lastly, ITD will be a valuable, contributing member of the local community, as it has at its corporate office in the town of Weddington, North Carolina.

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1. What is ITD?
2. Did the Richmond County Board of Commissioners recruit or re-zone property to lure ITD?
3. What is the economic impact to Richmond County?
4. Will ITD burn railroad ties?
5. How is pyrolysis of ties different than burning rail ties?
6. What environmental measures are being taken to protect citizens & who is monitoring ITD?
7. Will there be an abundance of truck traffic?
8. How will ITD reduce noise pollution?
9. Will this facility be visible from the road?
10. How will ITD handle water run-off?
11. Will this facility be similar BioChar Now in Colorado?
12. Will this facility be similar to Dominion Power Biomass Plant in Georgia?
13. Can I access comments and questions from public meeting?