2 months ago
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Kerr-McGee Superfund Site public meeting planned

Residents who want to learn more about the ongoing environmental investigations, field work and redevelopment plan for the Kerr-McGee Superfund Site should make plans to attend a public meeting next week.
3 months ago
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Trump admin orders EPA media blackout and contract freeze

The Trump administration has instituted what it described as a temporary media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants.
3 months ago
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EPA sends ‘letter of concern’ to NC regulators over hog farms

The 25-page letter to the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality says it has not done enough to reduce stench, flies and other problems.
8 months ago
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Public feedback sought on cleanup for Superfund site in Columbus County

State and federal environmental agencies are asking for public feedback on a plan to clean up environmental contamination at a Superfund site in Columbus County.
11 months ago
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EPA issues tighter limits for industrial chemical in water

Federal regulators are tightening limits for human exposure to an industrial chemical used for decades in such consumer products as non-stick pans, stain-resistant carpets and microwave popcorn bags.
1 year ago
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Flint residents await interviews with federal investigators

Federal investigators are heading to Flint, Michigan, this weekend to interview residents who complained early on to the federal government about problems with the city's water supply.
1 year ago
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EPA regional administrator resigns amid Flint water crisis

An administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency has resigned amid the crisis over Flint, Michigan's toxic drinking water, said the agency, which also blasted the state and city's responses as "inadequate."
10,000+ More VW Vehicles Have Emissions Cheating Mechanisms: EPA
1 year ago
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10,000+ More VW Vehicles Have Emissions Cheating Mechanisms: EPA

EPA: More Volkswagon cars under investigation
2 years ago
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Nine swimming advisories lifted in New Hanover County

State recreational water quality officials Wednesday lifted four water quality swimming advisories and nine alerts in New Hanover County. However, there are still some places that are off-limits.
2 years ago
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Agencies to update community on Navassa Superfund cleanup

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the North Carolina Department of Natural Resources (NCDENR) and the Multistate Environmental Response Trust will host a public meeting Tuesday to provide an update on the EPA-led cleanup of the Kerr-McGee Superfund Site in Navassa.