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Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board to hold special meeting Oct. 5

Thursday, October 1, 2020

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board will hold a special meeting Monday, Oct. 5, remotely via teleconference to discuss providing input to the Andrea Harris Social, Economic, Environmental and Health Equity Task Force (Task Force). The public is invited to listen to the meeting online or by phone.

RELEASE: Public meeting and public hearing on Align biogas project rescheduled for November 16, comment period extended

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will host a public meeting followed by a public hearing on Monday, November 16, 2020 on a draft permit for Align RNG, LLC.  Members of the public are invited to attend online or by phone and provide their comments on the proposed air permit. The hearing was previously scheduled for October 20. The comment period has been extended through November 20.

Water quality swimming alert issued for sound-side site in Carteret County

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

State recreational water quality officials today are alerting the public that initial testing at a sound-side site in Carteret County showed levels of bacteria exceeding the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality swimming standards.

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