The EPA has awarded the state Department of Environmental Quality $3.77 million for a variety of projects designed to improve water quality in priority watersheds across the state.
Former county Republican Party Chairman Bob Muller was selected Tuesday to fill the House seat vacated by former Rep. Chris Millis, R-Pender, who recently resigned.
A new publication “Deepwater Horizon: Where did the oil go?” summarizes what researchers have discovered about where the spilled oil traveled after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill released around 172 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf in 2010.
North Carolina is set to join 14 other states in the bipartisan U.S. Climate Alliance launched in response to President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.
The News & Observer will explore the facets and the future of climate change in the seascape during its next Community Voices forum: “Rising Seas: How will climate change affect the North Carolina coast?” Sept. 27.
The North Carolina Division of Coastal Management’s Coastal Reserve is set to host a National Estuaries Day event Saturday in Beaufort about coastal science and the importance of estuaries.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation has received $1.088 million in funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to continue its oyster restoration work in Pamlico Sound.
Emerald Isle commissioners voted unanimously last week to reject a $25,000 state grant to clean up a portion of Archers Creek.
Chemours has accused the DEQ of acting in secrecy, violating its constitutional rights, and says the regulatory agency has not proven it has the authority to stop it from dumping certain chemicals into the Cape Fear River.
FEMA has diverted to the recent Harvey and Irma victims the about $134 million owed to dozens of North Carolina counties for repairs after Hurricane Matthew almost a year ago.
Registration is open for the fifth annual North Carolina Marine Debris Symposium, set for Sept. 11-12 at the Duke Marine Lab, 135 Duke Marine Lab Road, Beaufort.
Fall into fur during Proper Pet Awareness Day Sept. 21 at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation’s Wrightsville Beach office will hold its annual fundraising event, Low Country Boil & Brew, at the new Wrightsville Beach Brewery on Sept. 24, 4-7 p.m.
Federal Agencies have teamed up for a four-and-a-half year study of deep-sea coral, canyon, and gas seep ecosystems in the mid- and south Atlantic.
The Department of Transportation has begun a study to determine alternatives for a proposed connector from U.S. 17 near Shallotte to South Carolina.
North Carolina’s department’s of Environmental Quality and Health and Human Services are set to host Thursday a community information session regarding the state’s plans to test private wells near Chemours’ Fayetteville Works facility in Bladen County.