Of the total, 67% was awarded to vehicle replacement projects in rural counties and 74% will go to projects in the historically under-resourced counties.
Several coastal communities are being awarded part of the $6.8 million from the state’s share of the VW settlement to install electric vehicle chargers or upgrade existing ones.
The executive order is Cooper’s latest move in his push for a clean energy economy and calls for rules to increase sales of zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty trucks.
A public hearing Aug. 16 regards a proposed permit modification from Enviva Pellets Ahoskie to increase production and install air pollution control equipment.
The Ferebee Road fire in Hyde County has begun burning down deep into the carbon-rich peat, as firefighters halt — for now — movement across the landscape.
Four coastal towns are getting money in the latest round of awards from the Volkswagen settlement to install publicly accessible chargers for zero-emission vehicles.
North Carolina Division of Air Quality has awarded nearly $1 million in grants to replace 11 older diesel vehicles with cleaner alternatives.
Applications will be available online starting May 2 for more than $1 million available to install publicly accessible light-duty zero-emission vehicle Level 2 charging stations.
Letters of intent for 2022 Environmental Enhancement Grants are due March 31.
The state Division of Air Quality will include ozone information in its daily forecast of fine particle matter pollution March 1-Oct. 31.
The inventory includes detailed estimates of greenhouse gas emissions in key source categories from 1990 to 2018 and projections through 2030.
Government entities and certain organizations may now submit applications for grants to replace their older transit and shuttle buses through the second phase of funding from the Volkswagen air emissions legal settlement.
NCDEQ’s Division of Air Quality is seeking until Feb. 19 public comment on a draft permit modification for the Domtar Paper Co. facility near Plymouth.
NCDEQ’s Division of Air Quality has submitted its Volkswagen Mitigation Plan to the trustee detailing how the state will invest the remaining $68 million of its share.
The state issued this week a time-limited modification to Ecolab Inc., a log fumigation facility at N.C. Port at Wilmington, to alleviate congestion at the port.
NCDEQ is asking for input on the new animal waste management digester system general permits.