Press Releases

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality's Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources (DEMLR) has approved International Tie, LLC’s application for a stormwater discharge permit (NCS000613) under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System.

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries recently certified three state record fish – a near world record size Yellowmouth Grouper, a White Grunt and an Almaco Jack.

The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) Science Panel is scheduled to meet via web conference on June 20 at 10:45 a.m. and June 27 at 1 p.m. to continue its review of Inlet Hazard Area boundaries. The public may listen to the meetings by computer or phone.

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Commercial Resource Fund Committee and the Funding Committee for the N.C. Commercial Fishing Resource Fund are accepting proposals for the 2024 funding cycle.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) has issued a first-time Title V air quality permit to the Alamance County Landfill.

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is encouraging fishermen who plan to renew their licenses and permits in-person to do so as soon as possible, especially those who plan to go to the Manteo License Office.

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing on proposed shellfish leases in Carteret County at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 17. The hearing will be held in-person at the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Central District Office, 5285 Highway 70 West, Morehead City and by WebEx.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Infrastructure is accepting comments until June 14, 2024, on updates to several Intended Use Plans (IUPs), and until July 1, 2024, for new Intended Use Plans for the State Revolving Fund programs.

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission today adopted temporary rules to implement mandatory harvest reporting required by a new state law.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) is accepting public comment on a draft air quality permit modification for Corning Incorporated - Midland. Public comments will be accepted until July 8, 2024.

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Waste Management has issued Solid Waste Permit No. 0403‐MSWLF‐2010 to approve a horizontal and vertical expansion to the Anson Landfill in Anson County.

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Coastal Management (DCM) is accepting public comments on the Coastal Resources Commission Science Panel’s draft Sea Level Rise update.  Public comments will be accepted until July 3, 2024, at 5 p.m.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Infrastructure is accepting comments until June 14, 2024, on updates to several Intended Use Plans (IUPs), and until July 1, 2024, for new Intended Use Plans for the State Revolving Fund programs.

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission will meet by web conference on June 6 at 11 a.m. The meeting will be livestreamed on Webex. A listening station will be established at the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Marine Fisheries Central District Office at 5285 Highway 70 West, Morehead City.

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission agreed this week that the Department of Environmental Quality's Division of Marine Fisheries should take a broader look at the protection of submerged aquatic vegetation.