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.
The state Coastal Resources Commission has granted the town of Topsail Beach permission to install beach mats for wheelchair users at three handicapped-accessible beach access sites during the summer months.
Gov. Roy Cooper has signed a bill authorizing the state Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division to lease a passenger ferry for operation between Ocracoke and Hatteras.
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.