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Rep. Deb Butler speaks out against local contaminators

A state lawmaker says she wants to raise awareness about the impacts of pollution to our area in general amid talks of incentives for a company to return to Wilmington.

Documents reveal immense outreach on Atlantic Coast Pipeline, critics cry foul

Civic leaders in town after town along the 600-mile route of a proposed natural gas project have posed for similar photographs, smiling and accepting poster-sized checks from the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Public hearing planned in Carolina Beach for beach nourishment study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is holding a public meeting in Carolina Beach on Tuesday night to discuss beach nourishment projects through 2029, if funds are available.

Workshop to discuss Navassa Superfund site this weekend

The process of cleaning up the Kerr-McGee Superfund Site in Navassa has been in the works for years.

North Carolina lawmakers unveil new GenX bill

A Senate committee has approved legislation in studying unregulated chemicals found in North Carolina rivers including GenX.

NC farm owner cited in nearly one-million-gallon hog waste spill

The owner of a Jones County pig farm was fined more than $60,000 after he discharged nearly one million gallons of hog waste into a nearby wooded area, according to the NCDEQ.
Leatherback sea turtle

NOAA almost done collecting info about future of leatherback

The federal government is almost done collecting information about a decision that could change the conservation status of the world's largest turtle.
Gov. Roy Cooper talks about his opposition to offshore drilling during a visit to Wrightsville Beach on Jan. 22, 2018. (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)video

Gov. Cooper discusses opposition to offshore drilling during visit to Wrightsville Beach

Gov. Cooper came to Wrightsville Beach today to discuss his opposition to the Trump administration's plan to allow drilling off the Atlantic coast.
Governor Cooper talking about opioids

Cooper expected to discuss offshore drilling during Wrightsville Beach visit

Gov. Roy Cooper is bringing is fight against off shore drilling to our area next week.

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