Press Releases

REMINDER: State encourages social and community responsibility if considering July Fourth holiday at Masonboro Island Reserve

Thursday, July 2, 2020

The N.C. Division of Coastal Management (DCM) is urging the public not to celebrate Independence Day at Masonboro Island Reserve this year due to the potential spread of COVID-19 from mass gatherings. Those who do plan to visit the reserve for the July Fourth holiday should act responsibly by observing social distancing measures, including the current state requirement to wear face coverings in public

N.C. Environmental Management Commission to meet July 8 - 9, 2020

Thursday, July 2, 2020

The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission (EMC) will meet remotely Wednesday and Thursday, July 8-9 by teleconference. The public is invited to attend the meetings online or by phone. Agendas for the committee meetings on Wednesday and the full commission meeting on Thursday are available here

REMINDER: State encourages social and community responsibility if considering July Fourth holiday at Masonboro Island Reserve

Monday, June 29, 2020

The N.C. Division of Coastal Management (DCM) is urging the public not to celebrate Independence Day at Masonboro Island Reserve this year due to the potential spread of COVID-19 from mass gatherings. Those who do plan to visit the reserve for the July Fourth holiday should act responsibly by observing social distancing measures, including the current state requirement to wear face coverings in public.  

State encourages social and community responsibility if considering July Fourth holiday at Masonboro Island Reserve

Friday, June 26, 2020

The N.C. Division of Coastal Management (DCM) and the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office are urging the public not to celebrate Independence Day at Masonboro Island Reserve this year due to the potential spread of COVID-19 from mass gatherings. Those who do plan to visit the reserve for the July Fourth holiday should act responsibly by observing social distancing measures, including the current state requirement to wear face coverings in public.  

Wake Stone Public Hearing Continuation

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources (DEMLR) will continue the digital public hearing on a permit modification for Wake Stone Corporation on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 to accommodate pre-registered speakers.

Wake Stone Public Hearing Reminder

Friday, June 19, 2020

The Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources (DEMLR) will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 23 to receive comments on the Wake Stone Corporation application for modification to Permit 92-10.  Members of the public can participate online or listen via telephone.

DEQ Secretary statement on WesternGeco seismic testing decision

Monday, June 15, 2020

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality is disappointed to learn of U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s decision to override North Carolina's Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) Consistency Objection to WesternGeco’s proposal to conduct Geological and Geophysical (Seismic) surveys off the North Carolina coast.

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