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By State: North Carolina

“No action” at Superfund site not acceptable

A community in eastern North Carolina is taking action after news that a Superfund site in their neighborhood will be left as-is. “It is imperat...

N.C. Governor urges federal action for wild wolves

As federal officials abandon their obligations to wild red wolves, North Carolina’s governor weighed in this week with a letter to key officials...

Filing moves to stop PFAS pollution from central N.C. wastewater treatment plants

On behalf of the Haw River Assembly, SELC today notified the North Carolina city of Burlington of its intent to sue the city for its undisclosed...

Testing shows pollution still too high at former N.C. smelting plant

Residents of the community surrounding North Carolina’s Badin Lake celebrated in June when SELC negotiated a settlement requiring a former alumin...

Join our “Road to Change” conversation

Join us for a second Road to Change event on Friday, Nov. 22, this time with a focus on equity, transportation, and climate change. This event wi...

Agency hides red wolf info while leaving species to dwindle

Today SELC filed suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for its ongoing lack of transparency regarding management of the world’s last re...

Spraying animal waste is bad, and worse before a hurricane

As coastal communities along the Outer Banks and beyond continue to rebuild after the destruction wrought by Hurricane Dorian, there’s an additio...

Swift action needed toward N.C. Clean Energy Plan goal

SELC submitted comments on the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s draft Clean Energy Plan just as the comment period closed thi...

Groundbreaking settlement agreement reached on Raleigh-area toll highway

SELC announced today that it signed a historic settlement with the North Carolina Department of Transportation on behalf of its clients Clean Air...

Moving N.C. toward clean energy a necessary step to combat climate change

SELC issued the following statement regarding today’s release of a draft clean energy plan by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Qual...

New study: Burning wood from ‘sustainably managed’ forests increases carbon pollution for 40+ years

A new analysis by experts in carbon lifecycle modeling reveals that cutting down trees from sustainably managed forests—a practice many in the in...

Court confirms state’s authority to require Duke Energy coal ash clean-up

After the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality ordered Duke Energy to excavate six of its coal ash sites this spring, the utility c...

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