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Lithium mining debate: Can Gaston County embrace green energy without sacrificing rural life?

By Will Atwater In early May, it’s possible to find fields of wheat and lavender-colored straw flowers bordering two-lane roads that wind through Gaston County. This part of Cherryville Township lies roughly 35 miles northwest of Charlotte and about 82 miles southwest of Black Mountain.  The picturesque rural scene embodies the tagline attached to the […]