Tagged: SELC

Groundbreaking. (LtoR) Bob Woodard, Chair Dare County Commissioners; Nicholas Tennyson, Secretary NCDOT; Shelley Blake, NCDOT lead counsel; Beth Midgett, bridge advocate; Governor Pat McCrory; Queen Elizabeth I; Lance Culpepper, The Lost Colony; Representative Walter Jones; Mike Charbonneau - Deputy Secretary of Communications, NCDOT. 1

Bonner Bridge Groundbreaking

Saying, “This is personal,” Governor Pat McCrory described the journey to replace the Bonner Bridge from legally stalled to today’s groundbreaking ceremony. “This is personal,” he went on to say, “because when I first...

Rendering of Bonner Bridge replacement. Photo, NCDOT. 1

An End to Sparring over the Bonner Bridge?

Opinion by Kip Tabb –  Like two heavyweight boxers who have fought too many matches, all of them to a draw, it looks as though NCDOT and the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) have...

The Bonner Bridge, closed for repairs. 11

Lies . . . and the Southern Environmental Law Center

Editorial by Kip Tabb –  North Carolina Secretary of Transportation Tony Tata comes across—at least in public—as a fairly patient person. Competent, knowledgeable and certainly professional—especially in dealing with the public and the press,...

State officials at Hatteras Inlet press conference, Tuesday, September 21. L to R: Chief Deputy Secretary of Operations, Jim Trogdon; Warren Judge, Chair Dare County Commissioners; State Senator Bill Cook; State Transportation Secretary Tony Tata; State Representative Paul Tine. 0

An Outer Banks Legal Smack Down

Opinion by Kip Tabb –  You don’t often get to use the phrase “good old fashioned smack down” in writing about a legal finding, but honestly, that’s about the only phrase that comes to...