The governor’s office and cabinet agencies are asking for public comment, input and recommendations to advance environmental justice.
The public can attend the special Nov. 17 meeting on a wood pellet plant permit in Ahoskie either in-person in Raleigh or online.
East Carolina University and the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality are among 32 recipients across the country that are to receive more than $9 million in pollution prevention grants from the Environmental Protection Agency.
The state Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Secretary Reid Wilson will give a presentation on “Equitable Access to Healthy Outdoor Recreation: The Other Side of the Environmental Justice.”
The new Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights will oversee a $3 billion climate and environmental justice grant program created under the Inflation Reduction Act.
The public can attend the meeting in-person in Raleigh, online or listen by phone.
Rachel Carson Council CEO Bob Musil to present “Rachel Carson, Wood Pellets, and Environmental Justice” at UNCW.
Gov. Roy Cooper’s lawsuit contends that the legislature-appointed commission that reviews and approves — or rejects — rules adopted by state agencies is unconstitutional.
Gov. Roy Cooper reestablished by executive order Wednesday the Andrea Harris Equity Task Force to continue its work to address social, economic and health disparities in underserved and underrepresented communities.
The public can listen to the Aug. 11 meeting of the Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board in-person, by phone or online.
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.