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Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board to meet Feb. 4 in Raleigh

Thursday, January 31, 2019

The North Carolina Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board will meet Monday, Feb. 4 at the Archdale Building in downtown Raleigh. Topics for discussion will include GenX, methyl bromide and hexavalent chromium, among other items.

NC Climate Change Interagency Council to Meet Feb 19

Monday, January 28, 2019

The N.C. Climate Change Interagency Council will hold its second meeting on February 19 in Elizabeth City at the Museum of the Albemarle.  Tentative agenda items include agency update reports, invited speakers on coastal climate impacts and an update on the greenhouse gas inventory. 

Public Hearing Feb. 18 on Draft Air Permit for Chemours to Install Thermal Oxidizer

Friday, January 18, 2019

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will host a public meeting and public hearing on Monday, February 18, on a draft permit for the Chemours Company to install and operate a thermal oxidizer/scrubber system for emission control at their Fayetteville Works Facility.

State Awards Diesel Emissions Reduction Grants

Friday, January 18, 2019

The state Division of Air Quality has awarded $667,770 in grants for three projects to reduce air pollution from diesel-powered mobile sources through the 2018 Diesel Emission Reduction Grant program.

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