Plaintiffs in an ongoing lawsuit submitted Friday redistricting recommendations for the state’s legislative and congressional districts.
The Coastal Resources Commission last week adopted a new directive instructing its science panel to provide annual reports on sea level rise research rather than five-year updates.
State Supreme Court says North Carolina Constitution protects against partisan gerrymandering.
The N.C. Department of Transportation is asking the Coastal Resources Commission to grant a variance to allow construction of a sandbag wall that officials say will protect a dead-end turnaround after the “jug-handle” bridge construction is complete.
Republicans say delaying primaries further will avoid confusing voters. Democrats warn of interfering before Supreme Court hears challenge to maps.
The three-judge panel said it couldn’t strike down controversial state election districts, but the outcome could be different in expected appeal to N.C. Supreme Court.
Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday signed an executive order with new emissions-reduction goals and calling for new ways to reach carbon neutrality, prioritize environmental justice and develop clean energy transportation options.
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Elizabeth S. Biser said that NCDEQ is committed to protecting the resources and people of the state.
The state budget recently signed into law by Gov. Roy Cooper, his first since taking office, provides significant funding for resilience and conservation, but the 1,200-page spending plan also includes provisions that could undermine environmental protections.
Annual blue crab harvest closures will take place early next year in North Carolina waters to help end overfishing.
Though no cold-stun events have happened so far this season, the Division of Marine Fisheries is asking the public to keep an eye out for cold-stunned spotted seatrout.
Gov. Roy Cooper signed Thursday the $53 billion spending plan, the first biennial state budget since 2017.
Gov. Roy Cooper has named longtime environmental attorney Robin W. Smith to chair the Environmental Management Commission, part of a spate of appointments to state boards and commissions announced Wednesday.
Mapmaking for new districts is drawing to a close after a series of hearings and public comment sessions on a variety of proposals for redrawn districts for Congress and the state House and Senate.
The Division of Marine Fisheries is welcoming the public to listen in by phone or online to a peer review workshop webinar for striped mullet stock assessment Nov. 8-10.
Seven towns and two counties have been named as recipients of the state funding to improve accessibility, purchase property and build or renovate facilities.