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Application Period Opens for Watershed Restoration Grants

Friday, February 8, 2019

The N.C. Division of Water Resources is accepting proposals for grant funds to implement watershed restoration plans to restore waterways impaired by nonpoint source pollution. The state expects to receive $1.2 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for competitive funding of projects under Section 319(h) of the Clean Water Act during the 2019 grant cycle.

State Water Infrastructure Authority to meet Feb. 13

Thursday, February 7, 2019

The State Water Infrastructure Authority will meet Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the American Institute of Architects of North Carolina Building, 14 E. Peace Street, Raleigh. Agenda items include two presentations:

Carter Witten named to lead N.C. Marine Patrol

Monday, February 4, 2019

Carter Witten is the new colonel of the N.C. Marine Patrol. Witten, most recently captain of the Wilmington Marine Patrol District, will receive the golden eagle wings at a pinning ceremony at 3 p.m. on Feb. 4 at the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries headquarters in Morehead City.

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. 

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