House Bill 600, which its sponsors call the “Regulatory Reform Act,” environmentalists are calling it “a polluters’ wish list.”
Did you know that there are over 3,600 native bee species in the USA? Or that 85% of all flowering plants rely on pollinators for reproduction, and 67% of agricultural crops depend on pollination, so we can thank bees for one in the three bites of food we take?
State Regulators Tell Winston Weaver to Assess Contamination at Second Site, Half a Mile From Scorched Production Facility
After a fire broke out at Winston Weaver Co.’s primary production facility, state regulators are raising questions about a second site just half a mile away.
Robeson County not only has one of the highest populations of people of color in North Carolina, but it is also one of the most polluted in the state.
The clean energy industry could bring up to 85,000 jobs by 2035 and would support President Biden’s administration’s effort to develop 30 gigawatts of U.S.-based wind power by 2030.
Small Towns in Eastern NC Want Something Done About Constant Rotting Animal Waste Spilled on Roadways
Residents in Sampson, Duplin, Cumberland, Anson, Union, Gaston, Catawba and Cleveland counties have expressed concerns about the growing problem of animal carcasses and waste being dumped on the roadways in their communities.
According to National Park Service officials, the trash, made up of plastic, metal, paper, and textile fabric, began appearing on April 27 and was reported to the U.S. Coast Guard’s Sector North Carolina.
House Bill 689 would require state agencies to consider the cumulative pollution burdens on underserved neighborhoods when planning and approving new projects.
Most people probably think of the coast when they think of flooding caused by severe storms, but Western North Carolina has seen its share of damaging and deadly floods.
Did you know the waters off North Carolina’s coast are a popular vacation destination for sharks in the winter and spring months?