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Lawsuit brings focus to deadly cost of commerce: Dredging the Wilmington harbor kills sea turtles

A hopper dredge pulls material into its hull in 2013 in the USACE New England district. Note: The appearance of U.S....
Methyl bromide is used to kill insects and pests present in logs before being exported to foreign markets. (Port City Daily/File photo)

SELC, New Hanover ask for strongest methyl bromide fumigation rules proposed

NEW HANOVER COUNTY --- Both the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners and Southern Environmental Law Center have asked the state's environmental rule-making body...
NCDOT's first public hearing on Cape Fear Crossing packed the cafeteria at John T. Hoggard High School. (Port City Daily/File photo)

SELC roasts NCDOT’s Cape Fear Crossing study as ‘riddled with myriad errors, omissions, and misrepresentations’

SOUTHEASTERN, N.C. --- One month after filing a lawsuit against the state for its Final Environmental Impact Statement on the Mid-Currituck Bridge, the Southern...
Several municipalities in southeastern North Carolina have passed resolutions in solidarity with CFPUA to ask NCDEQ to hold Fayetteville Works accountable. (Port City Daily photo /COURTESY GOOGLE MAPS)

Cape Fear River Watch, SELC demand state take action on Chemours’ pollution

CHAPEL HILL—The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality is being asked, once again, to exercise its authority over Chemours for polluting the public water...