Officials say more than 20 acres in the 200-acre, creosote-contaminated Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. site in Navassa will have met cleanup goals by this fall.
Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed Elizabeth Biser as secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality.
Alana Harrison, Hatteras Village seafood market owner and fish dealer, worries that shoaling in Hatteras Inlet will cause local commercial fishermen to relocate to neighboring fishing ports.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will take part in a nationwide campaign to promote sobriety while boating and educate boaters about the dangers of boating while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
The districts are proposed for the southernmost end of town and would generate revenue to pay for the town’s beach erosion control and flood and hurricane protection projects.
The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries announced Wednesday it has adjusted the recreational and commercial flounder seasons for 2021 to ensure a sustainable fishery.
Provisions aimed at stepping up state monitoring of contaminants known as per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances were wrapped into the Senate budget plan released this week.
The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries announced Tuesday it will collect red snapper carcasses from recreational fishermen during the upcoming red snapper-mini season.
Drought conditions and flooding are possible in North Carolina at the same time, but this apparent paradox isn’t as absurd as it may seem.
The National Weather Service office in Newport is holding a forum about hurricanes Tuesday both online and in-person at Pine Knoll Shores town hall.
During Great Outdoors Month this month, managers of state and federal lands urge visitors to protect their natural lands and wildlife.
The Ocracoke Express passenger ferry will begin Monday shuttling passengers between Hatteras ferry terminal and Ocracoke Village.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation has announced the completion several large-scale living shoreline projects done in partnership with local officials in Carteret and Pamlico counties.
The large-scale Stoney Creek project in Wayne County has shown that using natural and working lands to hold back stormwater can be an effective solution to repeated flooding of homes and infrastructure, but some places face a losing battle.
The state Coastal Resources Commission has granted the town of Topsail Beach permission to install beach mats for wheelchair users at three handicapped-accessible beach access sites during the summer months.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington has named Kenneth M. Halanych, most recently of Auburn University, as executive director of the UNCW Center for Marine Science.