State environmental regulators are bringing violation n
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
3:34pm Nov 15, 2019Environment Environment Health & Safety
11:52am Oct 31, 2019Environment Environment Politics & Government
An administrative judge has upheld an order requiring Duke Energy to remove coal ash from sites around North Carolina. This is the second time the company has lost an appeal in the case.
4:31pm Oct 23, 2019Environment Environment Health & Safety
There’s another report of a toxic compound in the
11:24am May 29, 2019Daily News Daily News
A plan to reduce water pollution from hog farms would be put on hold if a GOP Senate budget provision is approved.
12:02pm Mar 07, 2019Politics & Government Politics & Government
The North Carolina Senate is taking a look at tweaking whistleblower protections for state workers.
10:52am May 09, 2018Environment Environment Politics & Government
The chemical company under pressure for releasing a little-understood industrial chemical into North Carolina's air and water says it's taking all reasonable steps to reduce emissions while plannin
7:20am Apr 23, 2018Environment Environment
A new website from state environmental regulators will make it easier for people to find out information about animal feeding operations in an aim for more transparency – specifically, it will make
8:10am Oct 09, 2017Environment Environment
The demand for poultry is exploding across the country, and that massive growth plays out in North Carolina, one of the nation’s top poultry producers.
3:44pm Sep 21, 2017Environment Environment
11:00am Apr 07, 2017Economy Economy
WFDD is reporting on the poultry industry this week, and how a new study shows that there is little oversight on the waste that's being produced. Today, we go to Surry County in Western North Carolina, where the issue hits close to home.
6:45pm Nov 14, 2016Environment Environment
Officials with the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality are weighing proposals from Duke Energy on how the waste from coal ash pits will be removed.
6:29pm Jan 05, 2016Environment Environment
The state recently issued a new classification system for coal ash ponds.