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SELC op-ed: N.C. budget bungles GenX action

The state budget pushed through by North Carolina’s Republican leadership again fails to adequately address the water pollution issues dominati...

Court decision keeps reliable Outer Banks transportation moving forward

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.-- A federal court just ruled in favor of SELC and the conservation groups they represent in defending the North Carolina Depart...

Action needed as legislature sabotages N.C. light rail

The Republican leadership of the North Carolina General Assembly recently passed their state budget, developed as a result of closed-door meeting...

N.C. Republicans push problem-laden budget without public input

The Republican leadership of the North Carolina General Assembly revealed their state budget last night as a result of closed-door meetings that...

Conservation groups sue over illegal approval of $2.2B N.C. toll road

SELC today filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina challenging the United States Fish and...

SELC op-ed: Duke’s coal ash record not clean

Derb Carter, director of SELC’s North Carolina offices, quickly responded to Duke Energy’s recent claim of a clean coal ash record. Carter remind...

Community rises up against N.C. timber fumigation plant

It was supposed to be a routine public hearing about a permit for a log fumigation facility in Delco, North Carolina. But the people of Delco sho...

SELC, Riverkeeper file to immediately stop GenX pollution in N.C.

SELC, on behalf of Cape Fear River Watch, today asked the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality to use its existing authority to req...

Red wolf report ignores agency role in species decline

On Tuesday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released a long-overdue status review for the endangered red wolf. In the review, the agency maint...

Settlement reached in N.C. for U.S. 70 Havelock Bypass

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the Sierra Club, represented by SELC, have signed a settlement agreement that will pr...

Citizens oppose state weakening of coal ash rules in N.C.

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s proposal to dilute protections against Duke Energy’s coal ash pollution in the state is gene...

North Carolina state officials seek public input on coal ash

This Friday, April 6 is the deadline for submitting comments to the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality on its proposed coal ash r...

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