Rusty Rozzelle oral history interview (includes transcript), 2014 February 5
Rusty Rozzelle, manager of the Mecklenburg County Water Quality Program gives an historical background of the treatment of creeks and streams in Mecklenburg County. He discusses pollutants and methods to restore the creeks. He describes laws and ordinances put in place to protect the streams and their effect. He discusses flooding problems, particularly how flooding is exacerbated and how it can be mitigated.
Rusty Rozzelle was a 57-year-old man at the time of this interview, which took place at the Hal Marshall Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was born in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1956. He was educated at Paw Creek Elementary School, Coulwood Junior High School, West Mecklenburg High School. He received his BA in Earth Science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and was employed as the manager of the Mecklenburg County Water Quality Program.