Environment
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Potential smoking ban fires up again in Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 10:40pm.

video The push for a smoking ban in Wrightsville Beach has fired up again. After the Board of Aldermen voted against a ban, supporters of the ban are bringing the issue back to the table.

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Panel discusses vision for Cape Fear Riverfront
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 05/22/2012 - 10:05pm.

video The panel, which was organized by the Cape Fear Economic Development Council, not only laid out a vision for growth in downtown Wilmington, but also the land lining the opposite side of the river. The panel was comprised of economic, legal and environmental strategists.

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ONLY ON 3: Brunswick Nuclear Plant to blame for deaths of endangered sea turtles
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 05/15/2012 - 5:21pm.

video Three endangered sea turtles died recently near the Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport. The turtles died after getting into the canal that provides cooling water for plant operations.

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NRC releases report on potential uranium enrichment plant in Wilmington
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 10:35pm.

video The public got the chance Thursday night to hear more about a proposed uranium enrichment plant to be built at the GE Hitachi plant in Wilmington.

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Turtle nesting season begins at area beaches
Submitted by wway news on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 7:45am.

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N. Topsail Beach uses sandbags to combat severe erosion
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 04/30/2012 - 9:38pm.

video Topsail Reef is at the mercy of Mother Nature. The eight buildings, housing 240 homes needed protection from some major erosion, caused by a combination of Hurricane Irene, winter storms and high tides. The condo complex elected to have sandbags installed as a temporary fix.

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ONLY ON 3: Contractors upset with Pender County Health Dept.
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 04/24/2012 - 3:30pm.

video Controversy continues to surround the Pender County Health Department. Today the Board of Health called a meeting with many upset contractors, developers and home builders to try and quiet some of their recent permitting concerns.

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NC Senate panel sets 1st marker for fracking laws
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 3:28pm.

A North Carolina legislative panel offers a proposed law that would bar a natural gas drilling method called fracking for more than two years while regulations are being developed.

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Barrier Island Study Center opens on Bald Head Island
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 04/09/2012 - 8:54pm.

video A long time tourist destination could now be a travel spot for researchers as well. The Bald Head Island Conservancy announced the grand opening for their Barrier Island Study Center today.

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Stop Titan celebrates lawsuit being dropped
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 04/06/2012 - 9:26pm.

video Following mediation, a claim of slander against two Stop Titan participants has been resolved. With the lawsuit against Kayne Darrell and Dr. David Hill out of the way, the Stop Titan group held what they called solidarity social.

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