Finding solutions for imperiled N.C. 12, including the ferry terminal at Ocracoke Island’s north end, is a “top priority,” an NCDOT official told the Coastal Resources Commission.
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Sunset Beach has permits for its planned dredging of South Jinks Creek and canals, but a small group of opponents continues to raise environmental concerns.
An ongoing collaborative effort to restore N.C. oysters promises environmental, economic benefits, officials said Tuesday as updates to the plan were unveiled.
Numerous factors contributed to the decline of North Carolina’s oyster population over the past 100 years, but building new oyster reefs is part of the ongoing restoration.
The Division of Marine Fisheries has created a new type of shellfish permit that allows oysters grown on leases to be used in habitat restoration.
After Southport area residents urged state officials for more environmental oversight, a small Brunswick County power plant has ceased operations.
Officials rolled out Tuesday a pilot program at the Wright Brothers National Memorial featuring the first self-driving shuttle to be tested at a national park.
Parks, nature and history reflect the state’s diversity and encourage getting outside, says Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Secretary Reid Wilson.
A federal appeals court panel has affirmed a lower court’s decision allowing Ocean Isle Beach to proceed with construction of its proposed terminal groin.
Residents served by Carteret County’s public water system object to a potential sale to one of two firms competing to buy the utility.
Coastal residents and the economy depend on the state’s ferry system, but disasters, shoaling, diminishing funds and an ageing fleet compound the challenge.
A new legislative committee is expected to push measures addressing riverine flooding and resiliency needs as numerous bills with coastal provisions advance.
Beaufort recently installed pavement that allows stormwater to soak into the ground, one of numerous projects to improve water quality in area municipalities.
The public can submit comments to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers until April 14 on the proposed construction of a 2,000-foot-long terminal groin at the north end of North Topsail Beach.
Gov. Roy Cooper’s proposed spending plan would increase funding for conservation, parks, flood mitigation and other coastal projects.
Facing mounting demands, new leadership at EPA has already begun revising the previous administration’s regulatory plan for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.