The riverkeepers say the 2014 law calls into question whether the DEQ is thoroughly investigating their complaints against the state’s industrial hog and poultry farms. In one 11-month stretch, only eight of 85 complaints resulted in the DEQ citing a farm.
A group of North Carolina Republican lawmakers, including the House majority leader, rolled out highly anticipated energy legislation this week, while a state environmental panel advanced a proposal to join a regional cap-and-trade system.
If you’re looking for a strategy to get the most value from climate investments, the answer is simple: Cities like Detroit, Cleveland, and Buffalo will still be livable as the climate changes, and have the space to absorb climate migrants.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper's pick to lead the state's environmental agency appears doomed in the state Senate, where Republicans on a key committee formally opposed the Democrat's choice on Wednesday.