The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission decided yesterday to turn its much debated draft policy on sea-level rise into a friendlier document designed to draw less ire.
The developers of a controversial wind farm in Beaufort County say they intend to follow the new federal standards to protect migrating waterfowl.
The N.C. Coastal Federation marks its 30th anniversary this year with a documentary that celebrates the ordinary people who saved extraordinary places.
Fifty years ago this week, one of the worst storms to to strike the N.C. coast dealt a staggering blow to the Outer Banks.
Stan Riggs seems to be on a mission these days. His goal is ambitious: To save our beautiful coast – its inlets and marshes and barrier islands – and in the process to save our coastal economy. To do that, though, he has to persuade us to change our ways.
North Carolina would likely have to cut by more than half the number of coastal swimming beaches that it routinely tests for contamination if the EPA follows through with a plan to eliminate federal grants for the monitoring.
This port town in Carteret County is uniquely situated near prime offshore sites to take advantage of any wind-energy boom off the N.C. coast.