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Biden campaign says his climate plan failed to cite sources

Joe Biden's Democratic presidential campaign amended his climate policy plan hours after it was released Tuesday because a handful of passages did not credit some of the sources in the proposal.
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Study: Heavy metals in Sutton Lake bottom extensive

A Duke University scientist says a toxic stew of coal ash has spilled repeatedly from storage pits at a Wilmington power plant into an adjoining lake, and flooding from Hurricane Florence was only the latest example.

CFPUA denied $47M state grant to help pay for treatment plant upgrades

Money to upgrade a water treatment plant in New Hanover County to filter out GenX and other PFAS compounds will not come from a state grant as hoped.
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North Myrtle Beach inches toward plastic bag ban

The ban is closer to becoming law, and the bags are closer to being on their way out of town.
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EPA outlines plan for dealing with toxic chemicals in water

Under pressure from Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that it would move toward setting safety limits for a class of highly toxic chemicals contaminating drinking water in several states.

Gov. Roy Cooper talks climate change on Capitol Hill

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says the federal government must step up and again be a leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and addressing the effects of climate change.

AP-NORC Poll: Disasters influence thinking on climate change

When it comes to their views on climate change, Americans are looking at natural disasters and their local weather, according to a new poll.
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You can help environment by getting rid of your Christmas tree

This year, your Christmas tree doesn't have to go to a landfill. It can still do some good at area beaches.

Lawsuit filed over Trump plans for offshore drilling tests

Environmental groups on Tuesday sued the Trump administration over offshore drilling tests, launching a legal fight against a proposal that has drawn bipartisan opposition along the Atlantic Coast.

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