Senate Republicans said Wednesday they won’t confirm Dionne Delli-Gatti as the first woman to lead the state Department of Environmental Quality, a move Democrats say has nothing to do with qualifications.
A House environment committee was to review flood resilience and mitigation legislation Tuesday and budget committees are set to begin meeting Wednesday.
Conservation Corps N.C.’s AmeriCorps crew joined the North Carolina Coastal Federation to work on shoreline projects along the coast last month.
The Carolina Wetlands Association recognizes each May during American Wetlands Month special wetland sites across North and South Carolina.
Undeveloped Hutaff Island will be conserved through a partnership of Audubon North Carolina, NC Coastal Land Trust and conservationists.
Hundreds of acres of habitats for waterfowl, shorebirds and other birds in eastern North Carolina are to be conserved or restored using newly awarded federal funds.
Walker Golder, formerly with the National Audubon Society, is the new executive director of the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust.
Former Gov. James Hunt’s 20-year-old goal of protecting from development 1 million acres in North Carolina by 2010 was finally achieved late last year.
The N.C. Coastal Habitat Protection Plan Steering Committee will meet Jan. 21 to hear about wetland protection and restoration, reducing inflow and infiltration from wastewater infrastructure and habitat monitoring.
The state Court of Appeals filed Dec. 15 the decision that funds from the Smithfield Agreement for environmental enhancement projects will be held by the state treasury rather than a private bank account, as it has been.