Another bill has been has introduced in the North Carolina General Assembly calling for increased military oversight of wind energy installations, despite military support for the current approval system.
Cape Lookout National Seashore announced Friday that volunteer Marcel Plathe has been selected as Volunteer of the Year 2016 for contributing over 460 hours of service at the park.
The public is invited to participate in a local “March for Science” event in Beaufort in Carteret County on April 22, in conjunction with similar marches across the nation being held the same day.
Michael Regan, Gov. Cooper’s pick to lead the Department of Environmental Quality, received Thursday a Senate committee’s unanimous approval, advancing his pending confirmation.
A bipartisan bill co-sponsored by Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., aims to hold other countries accountable for marine debris that affect U.S. shorelines.
A letter signed by 22 Democratic and independent senators urges President Trump to reconsider his proposed elimination of funding for the National Sea Grant College Program.
The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island announced Monday it received an accreditation signifying that the animals at the facility are provided with the best care possible.
The latest effort to clear shoaling in the shipping channel in Beaufort Inlet and re-nourish the beach in Atlantic Beach got started Friday.
Registration is open for children aged 5-14 to participate in summer camps at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island.
Brunswick County commissioners have approved an ordinance that addresses removal of abandoned or derelict vessels in public waterways.
Tom Reeder, a high-ranking official at the Department of Environmental Quality during the McCrory administration, has taken a job as policy adviser in Senate Leader Phil Berger’s office.
Sen. Harry Brown has introduced another anti-wind energy bill in the North Carolina General Assembly, calling for a study of wind farm conflicts with military and a halt on permitting.
A bill recently introduced in the General Assembly would add the Coastal Crescent Trail in eastern North Carolina to the Mountains-to-Sea Trail.
The National Park Service is inviting the public to contribute to an environmental assessment aimed at protecting endangered sea turtles, birds and beach mice.
Avangrid Renewables, in a bidding process through Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, won an auction Thursday to lease waters off Kitty Hawk for a wind-energy project, bidding more than $9 million.
Renee Cahoon, vice chair of the Coastal Resources Commission since 2013, has been appointed by Gov. Cooper to replace Frank Gorham as the the commission’s lead.