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Marine Fisheries Commission approves 2021 Coastal Habitat Protection Plan for public review

Friday, August 27, 2021

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission voted Thursday to approve the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan 2021 Amendment for public comment and advisory committee review. The overarching goal of the CHPP is long-term enhancement of coastal fisheries through habitat protection and enhancement efforts. The 2021 Amendment contains a suite of recommendations focused on achieving this goal.

RELEASE: DAQ Issues Notice of Violation to Chemours

Thursday, August 26, 2021

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) is undertaking an enforcement action against Chemours for exceeding the facility wide GenX annual air emissions limit.

Secretary Biser Confirmed as DEQ Secretary

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Today the North Carolina Senate voted to confirm Governor Roy Cooper’s appointment of Elizabeth S. Biser as Secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality.

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