EPA

EPA to probe whether NC environment agency failed minorities
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will investigate whether lenient regulation by North Carolina's environmental agency of industrial hog operations harmed minority neighbors. Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:27am
EPA to start Superfund cleanup at old P&W Waste Oil in Navassa
U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials announced plans today to begin a Superfund hazardous substance removal at the P&W Waste Oil Superfund Site. The Site is located at 10518 Royster Road, Leland, Brunswick County, which is in Navassa city limits. Fri, 09/20/2013 - 2:48pm
Your day at the beach could lead to a night in the bathroom
Add another thing to worry about when you head out to the beach. No, it's not the sun. It's the sand. A new study from the EPA suggests that playing in beach sand could lead to some unwanted symptoms, like diarrhea and vomiting. Mon, 02/06/2012 - 8:47pm
FIRST ON 3: Titan says Obama’s overturn of controversial EPA regulation won’t help or hurt
President Barack Obama scrapped his administration's controversial plans to tighten smog rules earlier this month, bowing to the demands of congressional Republicans and some business leaders. "It neither complicates nor simplifies our permitting process – it has no impact," says Carolinas Cement Company President Bob Odom. Tue, 09/13/2011 - 3:52am
State recommends Environmental Protection Agency postpone designating Wilmington area as non-attainment
State environmental officials have recommended that the Environmental Protection Agency postpone designating the Wilmington area as non-attainment or not in compliance with the new federal air quality standard for sulfur dioxide, or SO2. Fri, 06/03/2011 - 7:51pm
New Hanover commissioners to talk pollution with EPA
County Commission Chair Jonathan Barfield and Commissioner Rick Catlin are on their way to Washington, DC, to talk to the EPA about the region's air quality. Tue, 05/03/2011 - 7:10pm
EPA adds Riegelwood site to Superfund list
The US Environmental Protection Agency is adding 10 new hazardous waste sites that risk people's health and threaten the environment to the National Priorities List of Superfund sites and is proposing to include 15 additional sites. The list includes a site in Riegelwood. Wed, 03/09/2011 - 1:53pm