Federal and state officials are to discuss Thursday the upcoming cleanup of part of the Navassa Superfund site as well as hiring and training opportunities for residents and businesses.
The feedback will be used to develop a plan to make NOAA’s climate services more accessible, understandable, usable and inclusive of the social and economic impacts of climate change, officials said.
Three short films, including “Freedom Hill” about environmental racism in Princeville, will be screened Thursday evening at Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington.
EPA Administrator Michael Regan will join with other leaders and activists to discuss the role protests in Warren County played in the environmental justice movement.
The specially called in-person meeting begins at 6 p.m. March 16 in Raleigh.
The Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board has appointed a committee to advise the Division of Mitigation Services on including underrepresented communities in its development of a statewide flood resilience plan.
The blueprint is expected to provide guidelines and resources to improve flood resiliency and keep communities safe, according to DEQ.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael S. Regan spoke Friday during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Program and John R. Larkins Award Ceremony that took place in Raleigh.
The Feb. 9 meeting of the Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board will be in-person in Raleigh and streamed online.
There are in-person and virtual options to attend the summit, “North Carolina Water and Equity: Addressing Water Infrastructure Needs and Funding in Disadvantaged Areas” Jan. 12 in Durham.
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.