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North Carolina to Study Sea Level Rise for the Nation

North Carolina to Study Sea Level Rise for the Nation

RALEIGH, North Carolina, February 26, 2009 (ENS) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is awarding $5 million to the state of North Carolina for a statewide risk assessment and mitigation strategy demonstration of the potential impacts of sea level rise caused by climate change. Announcing the award on Tuesday, FEMA Regional Administrator Phil May said…

North Carolina's New Stormwater Rules Could Be Overturned

North Carolina's New Stormwater Rules Could Be Overturned

RALEIGH, North Carolina, May 22, 2008 (ENS) – A bill to halt the implementation of new stormwater rules was introduced in the North Carolina House of Representatives last week, and a bill is expected to show up in the state Senate shortly. Twelve eastern North Carolina counties hired lobbyist Joe McClees to get the bills…