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Group recovers 80 abandoned boats off NC coast

Since Hurricane Florence in 2018, North Carolina has documented about 400 abandoned boats along its waterways and coastline. Only half of those have been removed.

New study researches how PFAS contaminants go beyond our drinking water

Since the discovery of GenX in 2017, researchers have been trying to figure out where GenX and other PFAS contaminants are coming from.

Volunteers needed to help plant salt marsh grass in Holly Ridge

If you're looking for something constructive to do after next week's July 4th celebrations, there's a volunteering opportunity to help the environment.

ICYMI: Watch the entire GenX Forum hosted by WWAY, StarNews and WHQR

There are still plenty of questions about GenX in the area's drinking water, but there are far more answers after WWAY, the StarNews and WHQR hosted a GenX Forum Wednesday night.

CFPUA review finds staff handled GenX info appropriately

The CFPUA Board of Directors will hold another special meeting this afternoon to discuss GenX and how the utility handled the information about the toxin.

Walk the Loop for Clean Water program has ribbon cutting

The North Carolina Coastal Federation held a ribbon cutting ceremony for one of their new programs, Walk the Loop for Clean Water.

Volunteers create oyster reef in Carolina Beach

Hundreds of volunteers tackled a big Work on Wilmington project Saturday at Carolina Beach State Park.

Fight against proposed Titan cement plant continues

videoAs Titan America continues to try and put a cement plant in Castle Hayne, those against it met in Wrightsville Beach Wednesday night. NC Coastal Federation members are still fighting the proposal after six years saying the plant, which will burn more than 250,000 tons of coal a year, will discharge pollutants into the Northeast Cape Fear River.

Environmentalists don’t want to lose special use permits to New Hanover development

video Environmentalists say New Hanover County should be able to improve economically without jeopardizing quality of life. The recent Garner Report recommended the county should get rid of a permit process aimed at protecting air quality. Now the City of Wilmington and the County are coming together to discuss what to do.

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Military training jet crashes in Texas, injuring both pilots

A military training jet crashed Sunday in a neighborhood near Fort Worth, Texas, injuring the two pilots and damaging three homes but not seriously hurting anyone on the ground, authorities said.

Police vehicle procession to Battleship NC kicks off the national police dog K-9 trials

This evening, you may have seen dozens of blue lights caravanning down Carolina Beach Road, with multiple law enforcement agencies K-9 units from across the country in town, for a chance to compete for top dog.

Stars begin arriving for ‘good time’ Emmys after bleak year

Emmy Awards host Cedric the Entertainer and the show's producers promise it will be a celebration for all. But it could be much more rewarding, even historic, for some.