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Water quality swimming advisory lifted for beach access in Pender County

An advisory against swimming was posted on Wednesday at an ocean-side site in Pender County, where state officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards.

Senate confirms Michael Regan as EPA chief

The Senate has confirmed Michael Regan as President Joe Biden's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.

EPA offers $50K for new ways to destroy PFAS in firefighting foam

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday announced an initiative that targets new ways to safely destroy per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) such as GenX.

State lifts swimming advisory near Kure Beach Pier

An advisory against swimming was posted on Thursday at an ocean-side site in New Hanover County.

EPA releases list of disinfectants to use against COVID-19

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

Clean Cape Fear petitions EPA over PFAS like GenX

On Wednesday, Clean Cape Fear and several other groups joined the Green Science Policy Institute in petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate PFAS chemicals as hazardous wastes.

Potential carcinogen released into the Cape Fear River basin

North Carolina environmental officials are investigating a report by Greensboro that a carcinogenic chemical was released during wastewater treatment by a company.

NC, 21 other states sue Trump administration over new coal rules

A coalition of 22 Democratic-led states has sued the Trump administration over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants.

EPA hits Chemours for not notifying on new compounds

A chemical maker's North Carolina plant may have broken federal law by failing to notify the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency before it started manufacturing and repurposing new industrial compounds, the agency said this week.

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Carolina Beach boardwalk amusement rides have officially opened to the public

The amusement rides on the Carolina Beach boardwalk are officially up and running for the summer season.

Debris left behind from devastating fire at Paradise Cove Condominiums is being torn down

More than 2 months have passed and today the debris left behind is finally being torn down.

UNCW program hopes to connect Wilmington residents with international students

UNCW is looking to connect its international students with local residents, in an effort to add more comfort to the college experience.

World’s largest swim lesson helps keep kids afloat

As we dive into summer, are area children ready for fun in the sun? With the help of the Nir Family YMCA, they will be. The YMCA partnered with Waves of Wilmington swim team to offer kids across New Hanover County free swim lessons.