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EPA OKs emergency fuel waiver for North Carolina

On Tuesday, EPA approved emergency fuel waiver requests on behalf of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster ahead of Hurricane Florence.
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EPA discusses possible regulations on toxic chemicals in drinking water

14 months of uncertainty, more than 600 wells tested, most of which were contaminated, a river polluted and thousands of people impacted. The US Environmental Protection Agency researching claims that Chemours is the reason behind it all.

Swimming alert issued for portion of Holden Beach

The state has issued a swimming alert for one portion of Holden Beach after tests showed high levels of bacteria.
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Trump team wants to roll back Obama-era mileage standards

The Trump administration is proposing to roll back Obama-era mileage standards that were designed to make cars more fuel efficient and reduce pollution.

EPA: Cape Fear River not a swamp

The Cape Fear River in southeastern North Carolina is not a swamp after all.
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EPA chief Pruitt resigns after months of scandals

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday amid ethics investigations of outsized security spending, first-class flights and a sweetheart condo lease.
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Trump tweets Pruitt’s resignation from EPA

President Trump tweets he has accepted resignation of scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.

DEQ: Part of Cape Fear River reclassified as ‘swamp’

A major portion of the Cape Fear River in our area is now being classified as a swamp. Wilmington City council members are not happy about it.
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Aide: EPA’s Pruitt sought used Trump hotel mattress

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt had a top aide seek a used mattress from the Trump International Hotel and perform other personal chores for him, including house-hunting and booking personal travel, according to testimony released Monday.

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