Press Releases

The Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board will hold its quarterly business meeting in-person on February 9 at 3 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend in-person or online.

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing on proposed shellfish leases in Onslow County at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28. The hearing will be held in-person at the Town of Holly Ridge Community Room, 404 Sound Road, Holly Ridge, and by WebEx.

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold an in-person public hearing on a proposed shellfish lease in Pamlico County at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 2 at the Pamlico County Courthouse, Commissioner’s Room, 202 Main Street, Bayboro.

The North Carolina Mining Commission is conducting a periodic review of the mining rules as required by state statute and is accepting public comment through April 4, 2023. The Commission is required to evaluate each of the existing rules and make an initial determination from one of these two classifications.

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) has issued a modified air quality permit to Enviva Pellets, LLC – Ahoskie Plant.

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Resources (DWR) will hold a public hearing on March 7, 2023 on the permit renewal for the City of Sanford’s Big Buffalo Wastewater Treatment Facility.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is inviting the public to follow the Division of Marine Fisheries’ new accounts on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) today issued an air quality permit modification for the Toyota Battery Manufacturing NC facility in Randolph County.

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is partnering with the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort to offer a series of presentations on the history of four different fisheries in North Carolina. The presentations are part of the Division’s celebration of 200 Years of State Marine Fisheries Management and Conservation in North Carolina.

DEQ will hold a information and listening sessions with stakeholders before proposing an Advanced Clean Trucks program in North Carolina. Two virtual webinars are planned for Feb. 1 to receive input from the public.