EPA, NCDEQ and Multistate Trust representatives are expected to discuss next week ongoing site investigations, upcoming remediation work and related contracting opportunities and redevelopment planning.
The Coastal Land Trust purchased 1,048 acres along 3.5 miles of the Cape Fear River and 1.5 miles of Indian Creek north of Navassa that will be protected.
Officials say more than 20 acres in the 200-acre, creosote-contaminated Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. site in Navassa will have met cleanup goals by this fall.
The public will have opportunities — in person and online — to ask officials questions regarding the Kerr-McGee Superfund Site in Navassa later this month, along with a community meeting and separate contractor information session.
NCDEQ, EPA and Multistate Trust representatives will hold two online public meetings March 23 to provide updates on the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. – Navassa Superfund site.
The Environmental Protection Agency is set to roll out a new plan that includes nearly two dozen acres of unrestricted residential land use on the former Kerr-McGee wood-treatment site in Navassa.
Multistate Trust representatives and state and federal officials will hold two online public meetings Tuesday about the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. – Navassa Superfund site.
Two virtual community update meeting sessions about the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. Navassa Superfund Site are scheduled for Dec. 15.
More than $12 million worth of habitat restoration projects have been identified in the first phase of a plan to offset environmental damage at the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. site in Navassa.
Brunswick County has taken ownership and responsibility to operate Navassa’s water and sewer systems, per an agreement finalized in June.
Navassa town planner Barnes Sutton, who has spent the last two years trying to balance growing the small town while preserving its history and heritage, says much of that history has been obscured.
After spending most of his childhood bouncing from one military base to the next, Barnes Sutton, Navassa’s planning director, says the largely African American community is the place to settle and put down roots.
Navassa Mayor Eulis Willis says the state’s first Gullah Geechee cultural heritage center planned for the former Kerr-McGee site in town would be a welcome source of community pride.
Saying it fails to protect the community, a Navassa nonprofit is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to reverse its “no action” decision in a plan for the contaminated Kerr-McGee site.
Navassa residents are asking why the EPA’s development proposal for part of the former Kerr-McGee site determined to be of no risk to humans or the environment excludes residential use.
The public is invited to comment on the draft plan and environmental assessment that identifies proposed projects to restore natural resources damaged from releases at the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. site in Navassa.