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State coastal commission will meet June 16 in Beaufort

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission will meet June 16 at the Beaufort Hotel, 2440 Lennoxville Rd, Beaufort. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and is open to the public. Based on current public health guidance to reduce the spread of COVID-19, people who are not fully vaccinated should wear a mask and maintain social distance in all indoor public settings.

Reminder: Parker Mine Public Hearing to be held June 7

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources (DEMLR) will hold a virtual public hearing on the Parker Mine application for Mining Permit No. 84-06 (Pending) on June 7. The application is for a proposed gold, clay, quartz, and granite mining operation in Stanly County.

DEQ names new Assistant Secretary for the Environment

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Secretary Dionne Delli-Gatti announced a key leadership appointment for the Department of Environmental Quality. Sushma Masemore will serve as the Assistant Secretary for the Environment. 

RELEASE: Air Permit Issued for Madison Asphalt LLC

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) has issued an air permit for Madison Asphalt LLC, a drum-mix asphalt plant in Marshall, NC.

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