Gov. Roy Cooper has named longtime environmental attorney Robin W. Smith to chair the Environmental Management Commission, part of a spate of appointments to state boards and commissions announced Wednesday.
state boards and commissions
The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission meets Nov. 10 to consider public comments and approval of the 2021 draft Coastal Habitat Protection Plan amendment.
The Marine Fisheries Commission is set to consider the draft amendment to the state Coastal Habitat Protection Plan when the board meets this month in Emerald Isle.
Addressing a growing number of permit questions, the coastal policy and rulemaking body has approved a prohibition on artificial turf within the 30-foot shoreline buffer in areas of environmental concern.
The N.C. Marine Fisheries commission will vote 2 p.m. Thursday on amendments and readoption of nine rules pertaining to waters managed jointly with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission during its Sept. 9 meeting is expected to consider approving for public comment the 2021 draft amendment to the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan.