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3 weeks 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
4 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
6 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.
FIRST ON 3: Titan says Obama’s overturn of controversial EPA regulation won’t help or hurt
4 years ago
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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.
State recommends Environmental Protection Agency postpone designating Wilmington area as non-attainment
4 years ago
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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.
New Hanover commissioners to talk pollution with EPA
4 years ago
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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.
EPA adds Riegelwood site to Superfund list
4 years ago
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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.