Press Releases

RELEASE: DAQ Issues Notice of Violation to Chemours

Thursday, August 26, 2021

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) is undertaking an enforcement action against Chemours for exceeding the facility wide GenX annual air emissions limit.

Secretary Biser Confirmed as DEQ Secretary

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Today the North Carolina Senate voted to confirm Governor Roy Cooper’s appointment of Elizabeth S. Biser as Secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality.

North Carolina honors 64 drinking water treatment plants

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

The N.C. Division of Water Resources has honored 64 water treatment plants for surpassing federal and state drinking water standards in 2020.  The division’s Public Water Supply Section awarded the facilities the prestigious N.C. Area Wide Optimization Award, which is part of a state effort to enhance the performance of existing surface water treatment facilities.

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