That’s what it’s done all summer in Nags Head, where a 50-year-old network of ditches, culverts and pipes dramatically showed its age after more than 3 feet of rain.
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Thousands of crabs died after a pesticide sprayed on a cotton field washed into a canal near the Pamlico River, causing state officials to wonder what these deadly chemicals are doing to aquatic life. They don’t know because no one really keeps track.
A battle that began earlier this year over legislation cutting back the state’s air toxics program starts up anew this week when state regulators seek public comment on changes to regulations on toxic air emissions.
The N.C. Division of Coastal Management yesterday issued a Coastal Area Management Act major permit to the state Department of Transportation to build a replacement for the 50-year-old Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in Dare County.
An old, polluted boatyard in New Bern is now home to a modern museum that may be the “greenest” building in North Carolina.
You can paddle a kayak in Ocracoke, take a bike ride on Bogue Banks or get your hands dirty in Stump Sound as part of the federation’s celebration of our coast’s magnificent marshes.
Federal and state agencies are studying the extent of contamination at an old creosote plant in Navassa that is now a Superfund site and how best to fix the damage.
A school teacher in Wilmington, Terry Brinson supervised her students as they planted flowers in a rain garden at the school. Watching her students grow is her greatest joy.
J. Taylor Ryan and his Royal Order of the Honorary St. James Oyster build oyster reefs, keep track of oyster spat and perform other, assorted deeds to improve the coastal environment.
Commercial fishermen worry that a proposed merger of state wildlife agencies could mean the end of their industry.
The first number is what the state paid in 2006 for land near Southport for the now-dead international container port. That second number? That’s the land’s tax value today.
While another busy tourist season has been underway on Hatteras Island, a project that has the potential to be one of the largest visitor attractions on the island has been moving forward.
Solar panels are sprouting up all over Camp Lejeune. You can see them in fields, covering parking lots and on the roofs of new base housing, which are far “greener” than most houses outside the gate.
Nearly 40 town officials gathered last week at a seminar sponsored by the federation to learn about innovative methods to control polluted runoff.
A nonprofit group sent Hispanic students from Durham to Jones Island to help monitor restoration projects and to instill in them the value of science and education.
No less than six companies will spray backyards in Dare County to control mosquitoes. How effective are they and how dangerous are the chemicals they use?