3:41pm Jan 28, 2020Environment Environment
3:22pm Dec 17, 2019Environment Environment
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality says a funding shortfall in the state budget leaves little room to address growing concerns.
5:45pm Nov 21, 2019Environment Environment
North Carolina cities and state environmental regulators are at odds over who is responsible for shocking levels of a toxic chemical found in the Cape Fear River Basin. This compound is polluting drinking water sources for hundreds of thousands of people.
7:15am Sep 10, 2019Environment Environment
It's been five months since state regulators ordered Duke Energy to excavate coal ash at six remaining sites across North Carolina. Duke is taking steps to modernize the plant, but for those who live nearby, the action isn't enough.
3:39pm Jul 15, 2019Environment Environment
A group tasked with fighting climate change is meeting in Winston-Salem this week. It’s part of the state’s plan to reduce greenhouse gases by 40 percent before 2025.
1:37pm May 21, 2019Environment Environment
North Carolina environmental regulators are launching an online resource to give more information about pollution and health in the state.
7:36am Jan 11, 2019Environment Environment
More than a hundred people gathered at Walnut Cove Elementary Thursday night to voice their concerns over coal ash stored at the Belews Creek plant in Stokes County.
1:33pm Nov 28, 2018Environment Environment
State and local officials plan to test dozens of drinking water wells around Piedmont Triad International Airport next month.
6:18am Apr 26, 2018Environment Environment
As the poultry industry surges in North Carolina, environmental groups and state regulators are trying to get a handle on the waste that’s produced.
11:19am May 18, 2016Environment Environment
State environmental officials released proposed risk classifications for coal ash storage ponds Wednesday morning. There are changes from the preliminary classifications.