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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."
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3 months ago
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10,000+ More VW Vehicles Have Emissions Cheating Mechanisms: EPA

EPA: More Volkswagon cars under investigation
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4 months 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.
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5 months 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.
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5 months ago
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Feds, Duke Energy settle on pollution at coal-burning plants

The largest US electric company and the Obama administration are settling a 15-year-old legal case over claims that Duke Energy violated federal clean air laws by modifying coal-fired power generators without required air pollution controls.
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6 months ago
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UNCW awarded $400K grant from EPA

The University of North Carolina Wilmington was one of six universities awarded grant money to study ecological impacts of manufactured chemicals, among other topics.
Environmental, social activists protest industrial hog farms
9 months ago
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Environmental, social activists protest industrial hog farms

Environmental, social activists protest industrial hog farms
EPA to probe whether NC environment agency failed minorities
12 months ago
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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.
EPA to start Superfund cleanup at old P&W Waste Oil in Navassa
2 years ago
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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.
Your day at the beach could lead to a night in the bathroom
4 years ago
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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.