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VP Harris making Southern stops to promote vaccination

Vice President Kamala Harris and the Biden administration’s top environmental official are making stops in several Southern states to promote an intensive White House coronavirus vaccination effort.

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.

Governor Cooper names Dionne Delli-Gatti new DEQ Secretary

Delli-Gatti most recently served at the Environmental Defense Fund as the Director of Southeast Climate and Energy following six years at the Atlanta EPA Regional office as Congressional and Governmental Liaison.

Biden EPA nominee vows to preserve resources, boost economy

President Joe Biden’s nominee to run the Environmental Protection Agency says he learned the importance of preserving the outdoors while hunting and fishing with his father and grandfather in rural North Carolina.

Gasoline spill in North Carolina worse than first reported

A report filed to the state shows that a crack in the wall of a gasoline pipeline caused more than a million gallons to spill in a North Carolina nature preserve. That's more than four times the size that a company initially reported.

Biden picks North Carolina environmental chief to lead EPA

President-elect Joe Biden has offered the leadership of the Environmental Protection Agency to Michael Regan, a North Carolina regulator who's made a name pursuing cleanups of industrial toxins and helping low-income and minority communities hit hardest by pollution.

State’s DEQ secretary discusses water quality issues in the Port City

Water quality has been a hot button topic in the Cape Fear, lately. One leading voice behind the state's Department of Environmental Quality was in Wilmington Tuesday. 

North Carolina orders Duke Energy to excavate all coal ash

The country's largest electric company is being ordered to excavate coal ash from all of its North Carolina power plant sites, slashing the risk of toxic chemicals leaking into water supplies but potentially adding billions of dollars to power bills.

Public comment period winding down for proposed consent order with Chemours

The period for public comment regarding the proposed consent order with Chemours is winding down.

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Gov. Cooper: NC vaccination numbers still too low

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen gave an update on COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon.

Willie Garson, ‘Sex and the City’ actor, dead at 57

In the wake of his passing, Garson's many friends and former colleagues expressed their love for the actor.

Opening of applications for CFPUA COVID Relief Program

To qualify for the program, customers’ household income must be at or below 80 percent of the Area Household Income for New Hanover County.

House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP

The bill now goes to the Senate, where it is likely to falter because of overwhelming GOP opposition.