The state Environmental Management Commission’s air quality committee will have a special meeting June 15 to consider a rule to limit carbon dioxide pollution from the electric power sector in North Carolina.
After Southport area residents urged state officials for more environmental oversight, a small Brunswick County power plant has ceased operations.
Zero-Emission Car Charger Projects in Morehead City, Southern Shores, Burgaw and Wilmington are among the 29 selected to receive rebates through the Volkswagen Mitigation Settlement Program.
Daily air quality forecasts from the N.C. Division of Air Quality include statewide forecasts for ozone, as well as the year-round forecasts for fine particle pollution.
Wilmington is one of six recipients to be awarded more than $1.3 million total in grants for projects to reduce air pollution from diesel-powered mobile sources by the NCDEQ’s Division of Air Quality.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation and Clean Air Carolina have petitioned the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission seeking state action to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.