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Citizen Science Group seeks feedback from fishermen on customizable mobile app

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

The Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program’s Citizen’s Science Group is asking fishermen and others to answer a questionnaire that will help in the development of a customizable mobile application that will allow fishermen to share information about the fish they catch.

REMINDER: State officials announce availability of fiscal year 2021 grants to improve public beach access

Monday, February 8, 2021

The N.C. Division of Coastal Management (DCM) announced in Janurary the availability of approximately $1 million in funding to help local governments in 20 coastal counties improve public access to coastal beaches and waters for the 2021-22 fiscal year. The Public Beach and Coastal Waterfront Access program provides matching funds to local governments to construct low-cost public access facilities.

RELEASE: Public Hearing on Draft Permit for International Tie to be held March 1

Thursday, January 28, 2021

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will host an online public meeting on Monday, February 22, to answer community questions about a draft permit for a wood and railroad tie pyrolysis facility for International Tie, LLC – Project Tie, located in Hamlet (Richmond County). A public hearing will follow on Monday, March 1, to receive comments on the draft permit.

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