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Water quality swimming alert issued for ocean-side site in Carteret County

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

State recreational water quality officials today are alerting the public that initial testing at an ocean-side site in Carteret County showed levels of bacteria exceeding the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality swimming standards.

Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board to hold special meeting Oct. 5

Thursday, October 1, 2020

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board will hold a special meeting Monday, Oct. 5, remotely via teleconference to discuss providing input to the Andrea Harris Social, Economic, Environmental and Health Equity Task Force (Task Force). The public is invited to listen to the meeting online or by phone.

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