Press Releases

Community Information Session on PFAS/GenX Postponed

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

RALEIGH – The community information session scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, March 12, at Hope Mills Middle has been postponed. Given the current guidance on minimizing the spread of COVID-19 and the recommendation that people at high risk of illness should avoid large groups and community gatherings, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will reschedule the meeting.

Ozone season launches with new forecast method

Monday, March 2, 2020

Along with the return of spring blooms and pollen, March 1 marks the beginning of the 2020 ozone season. From now through October 31, the daily air quality forecasts from the North Carolina Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will, for the first time, include forecasts for ozone for nearly all counties in the state. 

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