Press Releases

Statement on HF Lee Testing Data

Friday, September 28, 2018

DEQ Communications Director Megan Thorpe issued the following statement on test results from H.F. Lee featured in media reports on September 28, 2018:

Emissions inspections to end in 26 counties as of December 1

Friday, September 28, 2018

As of December 1, 2018, vehicle emissions testing will no longer be required in 26 North Carolina counties. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has certified the removal of the counties from the state’s inspection and maintenance program after receiving final approval from the Environmental Protection Agency. 

Water Infrastructure Funding Application Deadline Extended

Thursday, September 27, 2018

The Division of Water Infrastructure has extended the deadline for applications for Fall 2018 water infrastructure funding to 5:00 p.m. on Oct. 31, 2018 for all funding programs. Recognizing that Hurricane Florence complicated the ability of some communities to complete their applications, the division chose to amend the original deadline.

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