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

NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources

NC ports asked to give land for park

READ MORE:
videoThe board of directors of the North Carolina State Ports Authority will review a proposal to turn over land to the state that was originally slated for a new container port near Southport. Full story...
»

Public hearing scheduled for Aug. 5 on Revised Air Permit for Titan Plant

READ MORE:
Titan America/Carolinas Cement Co. has applied to modify its permit to operate a Portland cement manufacturing plant at 6411 Ideal Cement Road in Castle Hayne. The state Division of Air Quality has prepared a revised draft permit that sets limits for all applicable air quality standards for the proposed facility. Full story...
»

All of NC out of drought, dry conditions for first time in three years

READ MORE:
videoFor the first time in more than three years, North Carolina is not experiencing drought or abnormally dry conditions, according to the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Full story...
»

Environmentalists want slowdown on NC Senate bill

READ MORE:
North Carolina environmental groups want the Senate to slow down a bill that would roll back state and local environmental regulations that are tougher than federal standards. Full story...
»

McCrory unveils 'innovation center' for government

READ MORE:
Gov. Pat McCrory says a computer technology continuing education and testing center will ensure North Carolina state employees learn the latest technology and that products actually work before they're purchased for state government. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: McCrory administrations struggles to answer questions about DENR chief

READ MORE:
videoThe McCrory administration is having trouble answering questions about its new Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: Fish kill reported at Masonboro Island

READ MORE:
videoState environmental officials report hundreds of thousands of dead Atlantic menhaden fish this week at Masonboro Island off of Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
»

Oceanfront owners get break on dune repair after Sandy

READ MORE:
The state is giving oceanfront property owners a break to take care of some of the damage left behind in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Full story...
»

NC oyster season could see a bumper crop

READ MORE:
video Fishermen from all over the area have had this week circled on their calendar for months. That's because it's the open of the 2012 oyster season. So far returns have captains happy as a clam. Full story...
»

Fishing regulations change Monday

READ MORE:
video Monday ushers in the unofficial start of the fall fishing season and there are new rules and regulation that could end your season early if your not aware. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Residents think HOA unfairly enforces rules

READ MORE:
video Residents in one Leland neighborhood say they are falling victim to their homeowner's association. Those who live in Mallory Creek Plantation say empty lots near their townhomes are not only an eye-sore, but are becoming unsafe. Full story...
»

NC environment agency: email on fracking is fake

READ MORE:
North Carolina's environmental agency says someone is trying to confuse the public about its recent report saying a natural gas drilling technique can be safe with the right precautions. Full story...
»

NC agency hears from public on fracking study

READ MORE:
The state environmental agency is listening to the public's response to a natural gas drilling technique that could create jobs but carries pollution risks. Full story...
»

NC Air Toxics Program changes get Perdue's backing

READ MORE:
A top environmental regulator says North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue generally supports a legislative proposal to exempt industrial plants from state pollution reduction rules if they already must comply with federal rules involving certain chemicals. Full story...
»

NC regulators: Fracking is safe with right rules

READ MORE:
North Carolina's environmental agency says a high-pressure drilling technique to free underground natural gas deposits can be safe if lawmakers adopt the right precautions. Full story...
»