Bald Head Island is moving ahead with plans to build an almost 2,000-foot-long terminal groin to control erosion. A planned public hearing on the project that had been set for tonight has been cancelled.
Regulations that control development around the state’s ever-changing and sometimes volatile inlets are being reexamined in a new study currently underway.
Kure Beach’s endorsement of seismic testing for offshore oil and natural gas has sparked a debate about the effects of such tests on marine mammals.
“Shored Up,” a documentary about our response to rising seas, was too hot for the state’s science museum, but it will show next week at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington.
A controversial proposal that would loosen development rules on land where a tidal inlet once separated Sunset Beach from Bird Island will again be considered by the state Coastal Resources Commission when it meets next month.
A proposed wind and solar farm near Newport in Carteret County faces mounting opposition and a new state permit process for which clear guidelines are still being created.
Forced to trim its budget, the N.C. Division of Coastal Management cut five positions, including the assistant director in charge of enforcement and the planning director.
For those of you aiming to make this season not only merry and bright, but green as well, there are a multitude of eco-friendly alternatives to consider when decorating, party planning and checking off the gift list.
A federal judge found that Elementis Chromium Inc., which has a plant near Wilmington, failed to notify its workers about the possible health hazards of one of the chemicals made at the plant.
Several farms on the coast offer “pastured” turkeys, which are bred and raised the old fashioned way. No hormones or growth additives. These birds actually run around and eat bugs.
After years of environmental and legal disputes, land created when man-made canals were dug along Topsail Sound in Surf City is being developed.
Business owners who heavily depend on the busy fall fishing season at North Carolina’s national seashores are breathing a little easier today with the end of the federal government shutdown that closed the seashores.
A new design and location for a proposed terminal groin at Figure Eight Island are so extensive that the Army Corps of Engineers should restart the review process, says the N.C. Coastal Federation.
Swim the Loop participants this weekend will benefit from years of work to clean up waters near Wrightsville Beach.
If N. Topsail Beach succeeds in its fight to change the boundaries of the Coastal Barrier Resources Act, federal money can be spent to subsidize flood insurance and development in town for the first time.
The federal Coastal Barrier Resources Act was meant to discourage development on some barrier islands. It hasn’t worked very well on N. Topsail Island and property owners there want it changed.