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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.

Tests find water polluted outside Duke Energy coal ash range

A handful of tests near Duke Energy coal plants find heavy metals in North Carolina water wells outside the range of coal ash contamination seeping from storage pits.

DENR tells Duke Energy to stop Sutton coal ash pollution spread

Duke Energy could face another fine for spreading coal ash in the groundwater near its Sutton Plant in New Hanover County. The state fined Duke Energy $25 million for this problem in March.

NC regulators missed crack in Duke coal ash dam

Photos taken earlier this month show North Carolina regulators apparently failed to notice a large crack opening in an earthen dam holding back millions of tons of Duke Energy's coal ash near the Cape Fear River.

Violations issued against Duke for coal ash spill

RALEIGH, NC (AP) -- North Carolina regulators have issued notice to Duke Energy that the company will be cited for environmental violations related to...

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Parents concerned about systemic racism, gender identity being taught in schools

About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.