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Governor McCrory's press office released the following information refuting deceptive and misleading attacks on the governor's record of protecting the environment
This week, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) and over a dozen of his House colleagues urged federal fisheries regulators to consider science from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute before following through on a 2016 commercial and recreational closure of the South Atlantic red snapper
Governor Pat McCrory vetoed Senate Bill 71 because it weakens environmental protections, delays water connections for well owners, ignores dam safety, hinders efforts to reuse coal ash and violates the state constitution
The 2016 edition of regulatory reform is beginning to emerge as both the House and the Senate piece together their respective versions, which focus on curtailing costly rules and making the process of imposing regulations more accountable to the public
After a decade of controversy and unnecessary bureaucracy - the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is rescinding their Notice of Violation of the Clean Water Act National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit for Rose Acre Farms
Mind Hunter answered HOW? The control group of serial killers created advanced Profiling techniques.
Recent political candidates suggest rehabilitating prisoners instead of wasting everybody's time with simple incarceration. Apparently they think something is wrong and maybe they are correct.
What is at stake in the states' dispute with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's "Clean Power Plan" (CPP)? The U.S. Supreme Court just granted an emergency application from the states to stay the implementation of the CPP.
One of the least discussed but most important elements of the Connect NC Bond package is the $309 million designated for clean water and sewer infrastructure.
A recent edition of the Raleigh News and Observer featured a front-page lead story by Justin Catanoso, a Wake Forest University journalism professor.
CLF filed suit against the NC Department of Environmental Quality on behalf of county residents Stephen Owens and Jillanne Gigi Badawi, alleging that they were aggrieved by the agency's determination that Iberdrola Renewables' Amazon Wind Farm East was not subject to state permitting standards.
Beaufort County Community College's Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide both classroom learning and hands-on experience, and one way the students hone their skills is by offering cosmetology services to the public in a simulated salon environment located in Building 11 on BCCC's campus.
East Carolina University scientists have been sending a small craft to navigate the North Carolina coast studying underwater noise and keeping tabs on tagged marine life all to better understand the ocean environment.
Democrat Candidate for Governor Who Led Redistricting For Democrats Commits Massive Flip Flop on Redistricting
After the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources sent a letter to Attorney General Roy Cooper, The North Carolina Republican Party urged Cooper to put politics aside and do his job by defending the state against new overreaching federal EPA rules.
Suppose two unknown men are standing in front of us. One has the physique of LeBron James-six foot, eight inches tall, with 260 pounds of rippling muscle-while the other looks like a young Woody Allen-five foot, five inches tall, with narrow shoulders and Coke bottle-thick eyeglasses. We then...
North Carolinians are forced to pay twice to prop up the state's renewable energy lobby: once in the form of higher taxes and again for higher electric bills to support a Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (REPS).
Scott Jones, a doctoral candidate at East Carolina University, spent Monday showing middle and high school students different types of aquatic insects and telling them about his research of population and community ecology.
Last night, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted for H.R. 1732, the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015, which would block the Obama administration's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from putting into effect its proposed Waters of the United States rule (WOTUS).
A new study examines the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed CO2 rules and the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University's proposed "Common Elements Approach" for state policymakers to address it.
This week, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted for two bills H.R.1029, the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2015, and H.R. 1030, the Secret Science Reform Act of 2015 that would help reign in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Governor Pat McCrory signed legislation this evening that amends several areas of environmental law. The legislation, House Bill 157, was introduced by Rep. Pat McElraft and Rep. Rick Catlin and passed the General Assembly today.
It can be very difficult to grasp or visualize the vastness of the network of left-wing groups in North Carolina. But one way to start is with the key group on the left, the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation - and the family that dominates it.
New rules by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) imposing unprecedented restrictions on electric power plants will drive up energy bills and cost North Carolina tens of thousands of jobs, according to a study conducted by the Beacon Hill Institute of Suffolk University and released by the Civi
It wouldn't make much sense to buy beer for alcoholics in an effort to reduce alcoholism. So why is the state using tax dollars to mail garbage to suspected litterers?
Two ultraliberal, out-of-state national groups are apparently flouting state law and violating Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules ( 73.1212) in a campaign attacking legislators who favor bringing energy development and jobs to North Carolina.
Since the 1940s, over a million wells have used hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") safely.
Duke Energy officials unsuccessfully urged state lawmakers to reconsider mandatory deadlines for cleaning up coal ash ponds around the state, and an environmental researcher agrees that arbitrary timelines could affect the utility's ability to recycle safely leftover materials stored in 33 ash...
Teacher and state employee pay raises, increased environmental protection and continued operational reforms are given high priority in Governor Pat McCrory's short session recommended budget.
I was there when the cowboys took charge of an environmental policy meeting inside the Washington beltway and thoroughly defeated the liberal, tree hugging environmentalists.
There's a story unfolding in Hyde County with Rose Acre Farms that every North Carolinian should not only be aware of but fighting mad about.
Media reports of President Obama's Wednesday visit to the Triangle highlighted the absence of Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan, whose support of the Affordable Care Act has led political analysts to conclude she's at risk in her first re-election campaign. But the other two Democrats in the state's...
During the month of January - National Radon Action Month - the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is emphasizing the importance of having a home safe from radon.
Consider a new holiday tradition this year: green travel. That's the goal of the East Carolina University developers of the United States Travel Care Code. The Center for Sustainability: Tourism, Natural Resources, and the Built Environment at ECU developed the travel care code, which encourage...
Governor Pat McCrory visited the North Carolina Zoo this morning, stopping by Asheboro for a tour to learn more about one of the nation's most popular zoos.
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