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DEQ has made it easier than ever for North Carolina communities to apply for the financial support they need for drinking water, wastewater and stormwater projects with a streamlined online application portal.

Atrium Health, a key provider of healthcare and wellness programs throughout the Carolinas and Georgia, is making strides on energy reduction and energy management.

The Department of Environmental Quality is partnering with North Carolina’s leading climate science experts to support the development of the State Climate Science Assessment.  DEQ is leading the effort to produce the climate risk assessment and resiliency plan, as directed by Gov.

The US Environmental Protection Agency has proposed the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, revising the guidelines for greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

Aaron Sebens and his fourth grade class at Central Park School for Children in Durham, took their lessons on energy and the environment to the next level, by launching a crowd-funding campaign to add solar electricity to his classroom.

Since 2012, environmental education researchers at NC State University have been working to understand how kids best learn about climate change.  Their work highlighted a key difference in the way children and adults process information about the climate.

Spotlight on Bank of America

In 2006, Bank of America launched its Low-Carbon Vehicle Program to provide assistance to employees when purchasing or leasing new highway-capable electric or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.


Experts Consider the Future and Security of our Coastal Regions

Cities and towns play an important role in reducing carbon emissions. On Tuesday, several sustainability officers from North Carolina cities and towns will meet to discuss climate change and their current efforts.  From EV charging stations and LED lighting to LEED-certified buildi