Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order Wednesday setting goals and actions to develop offshore wind power as part of a transition to a clean energy economy.
The state Coastal Resources Commission is set to consider a variance request from Topsail Beach to allow wheelchair mats at three beach accesses that have wheelchair ramps in place.
After an hourlong debate, the Senate voted 26-20 along party lines Thursday to reject the nomination of Dionne Delli-Gatti to lead the Department of Environmental Quality.
A House environment committee was to review flood resilience and mitigation legislation Tuesday and budget committees are set to begin meeting Wednesday.
Sushma Masemore has been selected as assistant secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality.
The state is holding an online public hearing at 6 p.m. July 20 on proposed revisions to surface water quality standards and classifications.
The state House of Representatives has unanimously approved a bill restricting the use of firefighting foam containing poly-fluoroalkyl substances.
This year’s farm bill includes a provision creating a general permit for animal operations to build and operate farm digester systems for capturing methane for energy.