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The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is accepting project applications from local governments for coastal storm damage mitigation projects in accordance with General Statute 143-215.73M.

The N.C. Sedimentation Control Commission will meet in the Ground Floor Hearing Room of the Archdale Building (512 N. Salisbury St., Raleigh 27603) on Thursday, May 19, 2022. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., and the public may join in person, by Webex or by phone.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Infrastructure Spring 2022 application period closed with a record number of applications and more than $3 billion in requests for water and wastewater infrastructure funding.

The N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve will hold local advisory committee meetings May 18 through 26 for eight reserve sites. All meetings are open to the public.

The Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Board will hold its quarterly business meeting at NC State’s McKimmon Center in Room 3 at 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 19.  Members of the public are invited to attend in person or listen online.

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality will host a public meeting on Monday, May 9, at the Lumina Theatre on the University of North Carolina Wilmington campus to share information and answer questions about the private drinking water well sampling Chemours is required to conduct in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and Columbus counties.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Infrastructure is accepting comments until June 3, 2022 on the proposed plan to administer approximately $100.5 million in federal funds appropriated in the state budget for stormwater projects.

The North Carolina Oil and Gas Commission will meet in the Ground Floor Hearing Room of the Archdale Building, 512 N. Salisbury St., Raleigh, 27603, on May 10, 2022. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m.

A virtual option is being provided, and the public may also join the meeting by computer or phone.

An advisory against swimming was posted today at a sound-side site in Dare County, where state recreational water quality officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards

RALEIGH – The Department of Environmental Quality is directing Chemours to further expand drinking water well sampling in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and Columbus Counties and to prioritize specific areas for immediate sampling. Chemours is required to provide alternate water supplies based on results as specified by the Consent Order.

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