The state is accepting public comment until Oct. 21 on the draft Coastal Habitat Protection Plan 2021 amendment and Appendix A, which includes early public comment and recommendations from a stakeholder group.
The Coastal Resources Commission has approved the 2021 amendment to the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan for public review and comment.
The state Environmental Management Commission and Marine Fisheries Commission have agreed to send the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan 2021 Amendment out for public comment and advisory committee review.
The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm Elizabeth Biser as the first woman to lead the Department of Environmental Quality.
Two Senate committees have advanced the confirmation of Elizabeth Biser, Gov. Roy Cooper’s appointee for secretary of the state Department of Environmental Quality.
The Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan Advisory Committee will have a workshop Aug. 10 to further review draft Amendment 3.
The Division of Marine Fisheries released Wednesday the annual stock overview of state managed marine fisheries species, including shrimp and blue crab.
The North Carolina House has approved measure that would require legislative approval for the state to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
The state Environmental Management Commission voted Tuesday to move forward with rules to limit carbon dioxide emissions from the power sector.
William Ray, currently chief of staff at North Carolina Emergency Management, has been appointed to serve as the division’s new director.
Elizabeth S. Biser affirmed her oath of office Thursday as secretary of the state Department of Environmental Quality during a ceremony.
The public has until July 23 to submit comments on the draft 2021 White Oak River Basin Water Resources Plan, a tool for identifying areas that need additional protection, restoration or preservation.
N.C. Environmental Management Commission will hold a special meeting July 13 on a petition that rules be made to limit CO2 pollution from the electric power sector.
The state is advertising for candidates to lead the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s climate change programs.
Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed Elizabeth Biser as secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality.
The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries announced Wednesday it has adjusted the recreational and commercial flounder seasons for 2021 to ensure a sustainable fishery.