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DEQ, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service release draft restoration plan for Kerr-McGee site in Navassa

Thursday, October 17, 2019

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, along with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acting as Natural Resource Trustees, have released the draft restoration plan and environmental assessment that identifies proposed projects to restore natural resources damaged from releases at the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. Superfund site in Navassa.

DEQ, EPA and Multistate Trust to Hold Public Meeting about Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp Site in Navassa

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

State and federal officials together with Multistate Trust representatives will hold a public meeting regarding the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp – Navassa Superfund site on Tuesday, June 25. Topics will include environmental investigation reports, 2019 work and plans, Environmental Protection Agency’s Record of Decision (ROD) activities, and marketing of the site for sale and reuse.

State gives $600,000 to 83 counties and cities to aid electronics recycling

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The state Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Waste Management recently awarded $600,000 to 83 county and city governments to support local electronics management programs, which provide residents with opportunities to recycle electronics like televisions and computer equipment.

 

DEQ Public Information Session on GenX

Monday, August 20, 2018

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality will host a public information session on Thursday, August 30, 2018. The session will include updates on the state’s ongoing activities related to the GenX investigation that originated at Chemours’ Fayetteville Works facility. 

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