NOAA Fisheries is accepting comments until Aug. 19 on its first draft Equity and Environmental Justice Strategy.
The board that advises the state environmental secretary has set its quarterly meeting for May 19 in Raleigh.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed new testing method, permitting direction and protections for aquatic life are a step, but not a solution, advocates say.
The May 10 meeting is to focus on the combined, incremental effects of human activity.
The online public information session on the state’s Clean Transportation Plan initiative is set for Friday.
The event created to help the public learn ways to reduce the health risks from eating fish from the Cape Fear is set for March 27 at New Hanover County Arboretum in Wilmington.
Guest columnist Michelle Allen with the nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund writes that Gov. Roy Cooper’s Jan. 7 executive order sends an important signal on addressing climate change and creating a more equitable future, but swift action is needed.
Letters of intent for 2022 Environmental Enhancement Grants are due March 31.
Student-led People of Scientific and Equitable Achievement hosted the panel discussion.
NCDEQ’s Environmental Justice Program is asking the public to complete a survey to be used to help develop a participation plan for underserved and overburdened communities.
The 6-0 decision means millions of dollars that Smithfield Foods pays as the result of a 25-year deal with the state nearly 22 years ago may continue to be administered through the state’s Environmental Enhancement Grant program.
A subcommittee of the Andrea Harris Social, Economic, Environmental and Health Equity Task Force is hosting a listening session Feb. 24 to hear public comments on priorities for addressing environmental justice concerns across the state.
The public can attend the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board Feb. 28 by phone or web conference.
The groups say the Environmental Protection Agency refuses to hold Chemours accountable by requiring the company to pay for epidemiological studies in the Cape Fear region.
The Environmental Protection Agency says it will investigate the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality over alleged harm to minorities from hog farm operations following a civil rights complaint.
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.