The state Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board meeting is set for 10 a.m. Monday in Raleigh.
With two-dozen oceanfront septic systems compromised by storms so far this year and spilling on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore in Dare County, several have been repaired only to be washed away again.
The presumptive contamination map features sites that are often sources of contamination, but where no testing has confirmed the presence of PFAS.
Officials from North Carolina natural resources and public health agencies remind waterfowl hunters to be observant and careful when handling wild birds during hunting season.
“Sustainability” has multiple meanings, but in the context of seafood, the word has social, economic and environmental implications. Second in our continuing series examining the role and sustainability of seafood in a healthy diet.
The upper New and the lower Cape Fear River watersheds were two of the nation’s top five watersheds with the highest amounts of toxins discharged in 2020, according to the new study from the N.C. Public Interest Research Group.
The national strategy focuses on improved access for Americans to more nutritious food options with more than 100 organizations and businesses ponying up more than $8 billion to help reach the plan’s goals.
Extreme heat exposure overnight for those who do not have access to or can’t afford air conditioning can lead to heat-related illness, climate experts say.
The advisory is for an area at the public beach access at ramp No. 55 off Museum Drive in Hatteras.
The Environmental Justice Community Action Network contend the Department of Environmental Quality’s biogas general permit for large-scale hog farms put communities at risk.
A lightning strike is blamed for the discharge of as much as 100,000 gallons of untreated wastewater into Waters Bay.
State recreational water quality officials Tuesday posted an advisory against swimming at a soundside site in Carteret County, where they found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards.
The latest wastewater sampling data on the state’s COVID-19 dashboard show that detection of the virus has significantly increased over the past 15 days .
The video is part of a public awareness effort on the dangers of digging deep holes on the beach and the risks they pose to public safety.
State recreational water quality officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceeded the state’s and EPA’s recreational water quality standards.
Water samples in the past 30 days show average enterococci levels that exceed state and federal recreational water quality standards.