A handful of coastal communities will receive more than $55 million out of the funds announced Wednesday for drinking water, wastewater and stormwater projects, as well as lead service line inventories and replacements.
Environmental advocates are calling the governor’s latest executive order to conserve and restore forests and wetlands and plant 1 million trees in urban areas “ambitious and important.”
Researchers from multiple universities are working under the North Carolina Collaboratory umbrella to develop recommendations to improve state management of species like oysters.
Penn State Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Dr. James Ferry presents “Life in the Salt Marsh Underground” Feb. 16 at the Coastal Studies Institute.
The Clean Marina program illustrates how marina operators can help safeguard the environment by using best management and operation techniques that exceed environmental requirements.
Researcher Jane Hoppin, who is leading a study of North Carolina residents exposed to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in their drinking water, says the ongoing work will help in understanding how these compounds affect human health over time.
The Wilmington-led initiative is offering up to $10,000 in rebates for new green infrastructure on commercial, mixed-use, and high-density residential properties and HOA common areas in Bradley and Hewletts creeks watersheds.
The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission is set to hear recommendations Thursday on changes to the state’s wetland rules.
The public can listen to the meeting by computer or at a listening station in the North Carolina Department of North Carolina Environmental Quality’s Wilmington Regional Office.
Refuge Manager Kendall Smith says the $1 million project to remove invasive common carp from the state’s largest freshwater lake will also require regular maintenance to restore vegetation and improve water quality.
More than 14,000 additional private water wells in a four-county area in southeastern North Carolina may qualify for PFAS testing.
The Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board will hear during its meeting Wednesday in Raleigh a toxicology summary for PFAS and updates on recent studies for the long-lasting chemicals.
Money for the five efforts here is part of $144 million for projects that enhance the resilience of coastal communities and improve habitat for fish and wildlife in 31 states and U.S. territories.
Native Americans in North Carolina face a disproportionately higher risk for preterm birth because of exposure to mixtures of toxic metals in their private drinking water wells, according to a recent study.
North Carolina environmental regulators are expediting a plan to meet proposed federal limits on PFAS in drinking water and reduce related costs to consumers by addressing upstream discharges.
Commercial fishers along the northern and central coasts have until Dec. 15 to submit their application to participate in the annual Lost Fishing Gear Recovery Project.