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DEQ and EPA to sample more residential properties in Davidson for asbestos

Friday, April 24, 2020

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Waste Management (DEQ), along with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will offer free asbestos soil sampling to property owners in the residential area within one-quarter mile of the former Carolina Asbestos Corporation site in Davidson.

Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board to meet May 18

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board will hold its meeting Monday, May 18, remotely via teleconference, in place of an in-person meeting. The public is invited to listen to the meeting online or by phone. Additional information, including the meeting agenda, will be made available on the Board’s website.

DEQ approves water quality certification for Cashiers Lake project

Monday, April 13, 2020

The Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Resources (DWR) recently approved an individual 401 Water Quality Certification for Cashiers Canoe Club Development, LLC, for dredging and development activities that will impact roughly 10 acres on Cashiers Lake in Jackson County.

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