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Lawsuit filed over Trump plans for offshore drilling tests

Environmental groups on Tuesday sued the Trump administration over offshore drilling tests, launching a legal fight against a proposal that has drawn bipartisan opposition along the Atlantic Coast.

Chemours sued over air, water pollution claims

A federal lawsuit seeks to stop a company from continuing to allow little-studied industrial compounds to get into the Cape Fear River in eastern North Carolina.

Cape Fear River Watch to sue Chemours for Clean Water Act, Toxic Substance Law violations

The Southern Environmental Law Center is asking the NC Department of Environmental Quality to require Chemours to immediately stop all emissions and discharges of GenX and chemically related compounds.

Duke Energy agrees to pay $84K penalty for coal ash leaks

Duke Energy will pay an $84,000 penalty and work to end leaks of potentially toxic waste from three NC coal-burning power plants into groundwater and nearby rivers.

Non-profit files suit over Ocean Isle Beach terminal groin project

An environmental group has filed a lawsuit in federal court over plans to build a terminal groin for Ocean Isle Beach.

Regulators release environmental assessment of Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline intended to carry natural gas across West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina would have some adverse environmental effects, including impacts on water resources, forest and other habitats, but most could be reduced to insignificant levels, an assessment by federal regulators found.

Southern Environmental Law Center investigating Chemours

In 2012, Chemours failed a toxicity test on its discharge.

Duke Energy to pay $1M to settle latest coal ash suit

Duke Energy is contributing at least $1 million to protect a river, lake and wetlands near Wilmington to settle a lawsuit over coal ash stored at a closed power plant.

Figure Eight homeowners reject terminal groin

No terminal groin for Figure Eight Island.

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American Red Cross needs blood donations; offering chance at music festival VIP experience

All who come to give Aug. 1-15, 2021, will automatically be entered for a chance to win an exclusive, VIP trip for two to the sold-out 2021 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.

“She was the glue to our family”: double homicide victim’s family still recovering

Family members are still grieving after a shooting Saturday morning claimed two lives, including Bri'yanna Williams.

Attorney General ‘optimistic’ New Hanover Co. will benefit from $26B opioid agreement

Attorney General Josh Stein paid a visit to the Port City on Tuesday, taking time to discuss some pressing issues.

OIB Sea Turtle Protection on the lookout after nests repeatedly damaged

Ocean Isle Beach Sea Turtle Protection Organization volunteers are on the lookout after several sea turtle nests have been repeatedly damaged.