Businesses and organizations from the public and private sector are eligible to apply for grants to fund projects that reduce emissions from diesel engines.
The event is set for 5:15 p.m. Monday at the Shepard-Pruden Memorial Library in Edenton.
Two Environmental Management Commission committees will hear overviews this week on PFAS rulemaking and monitoring.
Brunswick, Pender and New Hanover counties are under red and orange air quality alerts because of a 3,500-acre fire east of N.C. Highway 211 in Brunswick County.
As smoke from Canadian wildfires travel south, officials determined that Wake County, the northern coastal plain, and the Triad region are under a Code Orange Air Quality alert until 11:59 p.m. Friday because of fine particle pollution.
An awareness campaign called “No Mow May” is urging people not to mow their lawns this month, or even this whole season, as a way to help make sure that pollinators have enough to eat.
The Environmental Management Commission is to consider a resolution asking decisionmakers to provide more funding for landowner cost-share programs that reduce pollution entering coastal estuaries.
Open house meetings on the coast will take place the evening of March 1 at First Christian Church in Elizabeth City, and Leland Cultural Arts Center in Leland.
Mobile Source Emissions Reduction Grants are awarded yearly for projects to replace, retrofit or repair diesel vehicles and reduce emissions.
Under the newly modified permit, Enviva Pellets’ flagship plant in Hertford County must install new equipment to cut emissions of volatile organic compounds and hazardous air pollutants.
The new webpage is a one-stop shop for local governments, businesses, community and nonprofit organizations and others, looking for grant and loan funding information for a variety of environmental projects.
Division of Air Quality officials are considering public input and feedback from the Secretaries’ Environmental Justice and Equity Board before taking final action on the draft permit.
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.