Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed Elizabeth Biser as secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Carteret County commissioners will decide Monday during its regular meeting whether or not to accept a bid of $9.5 million from Carolina Water Service to purchase the county water system.
A federal judge this week blocked President Biden’s targeted pause of offshore oil and gas leasing, key part of an effort by the administration to address climate change.
The state is looking for feedback on a proposed amendment to the state’s action plan on spending a new allocation of $34.6 million for Hurricane Florence-related mitigation.
The N.C. Environmental Management Commission’s Air Quality Committee voted Tuesday to advance a proposed rule to reduce heat-trapping carbon pollution from power plants in North Carolina.
The National Park Service has signed off on planned improvements at the 1960s-era Oregon Inlet Marina.
Residents can learn more during a public meeting set for June 23 on the county’s plan to use federal coronavirus relief to lower property owners’ costs for stormwater services.
Gov. Roy Cooper has signed a bill authorizing the state Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division to lease a passenger ferry for operation between Ocracoke and Hatteras.
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Army Corps of Engineers are partnering to increase renewable energy production and help meet the Biden administration’s commitment to offshore wind.