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North Carolina's top environmental official hopes one of the country's largest chemical companies will change how it operates now that it has been hit with the largest penalty a polluter has had to pay the state.
A new Elon University Poll explores how threats to coastal communities and potential environmental disasters are being viewed by N.C. voters and how they are approaching policy questions related to climate change.
The former site of a chemical company in New Hanover County is one of 22 properties no longer on the the federal Superfund's National Priorities List.
Recovery efforts continue across the Cape Fear in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and now the Coast Guard is changing their focus from search and rescue to pollution prevention.
Governor Cooper says there are a lot of areas of concern regarding coal ash and that the rules need to be revamped.
Duke Energy says flooding at the L.V. Sutton plant near Wilmington has led the company to shut down the 625-megawatt natural gas plant.
Duke Energy has filed plans with state regulators to close its seven North Carolina coal plants during the next 30 years.
A North Carolina science panel says state health officials were right to set a much lower health target for a little-studied industrial chemical found in drinking water than the goal the manufacturer proposed.
The company that makes a chemical that's been found in private wells near its North Carolina plant will stop providing bottled water to residents whose wells meet the state's health goal.