make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Environmental Protection Agency

Environmentalists laud EPA's Clean Power Plan

READ MORE:
videoEnvironmental activists are sounding off on the EPA's Clean Power Plan. At a news conference today in Wilmington, speakers praised Duke Energy for already taking steps to reduce pollution by switching to natural gas. Full story...
»

EPA: Duke done dredging coal ash from NC river

READ MORE:
Federal environmental officials say Duke Energy has completed removal of large pockets of coal ash from the Dan River following a massive spill at a North Carolina power plant. Full story...
»

EPA was concerned about NC deal on Duke ash dumps

READ MORE:
The US Environmental Agency expressed concern last year that a proposed deal between North Carolina regulators and Duke Energy to settle pollution violations at two of the company's coal ash dumps was too lenient. Full story...
»

Federal government checking NC forest wetlands

READ MORE:
Two federal agencies are investigating whether managers at North Carolina State University's massive Hofmann Forest illegally drained wetlands. Full story...
»

Officials investigate coal ash spill in Eden

READ MORE:
State and federal environmental officials are continuing their investigations of a spill of coal ash into the Dan River in Rockingham County. Full story...
»

Revised air permit means more time, higher emissions for cement plant

READ MORE:
A revised air quality permit means Titan America has more time to start construction on the cement plant it wants to build in Castle Hayne and a higher limit for emissions from the proposed facility. Full story...
»

Company, owner to pay $19M for Leland Superfund site, back taxes

READ MORE:
A company and its owner have pleaded guilty in federal court for violations of environmental regulations that led to a Superfund site in Leland. Full story...
»

Wilmington cleans up old gas station to spur redevelopment

READ MORE:
videoThe City of Wilmington is clearing the site of an old gas station to help spur development in the neighborhood. Full story...
»

CFPUA gives OK for $300,000 in penalties for sewage spills

READ MORE:
The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority, along with Wilmington and New Hanover County, is one step closer to coming to terms with the US Environmental Protection Agency over violations tied to a number of large sewage spills last decade. Full story...
»

City, CFPUA differ on how to close books on 2006 sewer issue

READ MORE:
video After five years of work to improve public utilities, the CFPUA is looking to move forward with the EPA's approval. But to move forward it must correct problems made under the City of Wilmington's watch prior to CFPUA's 2008 takeover. Full story...
»