Press Releases

REMINDER: NOAA seeks public input on evaluation of state coastal management and National Estuarine Research Reserve programs

Friday, September 18, 2020

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management will host a virtual public meeting as part of the federal performance evaluation of the North Carolina Coastal Management Program and North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve. The purpose of the meeting is to receive public comment regarding the operation and implementation of the North Carolina Coastal Management Program and North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve. The meeting will be held Wednesday, Oct. 7, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. The public may participate online or by phone.

REMINDER: Division of Coastal Management to host contractors’ webinar for N.C. Resilient Coastal Communities Program

Friday, September 18, 2020

The North Carolina Division of Coastal Management (DCM) will host a free interactive webinar on the new N.C. Resilient Coastal Communities Program, September 23, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. The intended audience includes consultants, regional governments, colleges/universities, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that have an interest in receiving and submitting a response to the program's 2020 Phase 1 and 2 Request for Qualifications. 

Water quality swimming alert issued for sound-side site in Brunswick County

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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

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