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Coastal Resilience Town Hall (Wilmington)

 In recent years, coastal North Carolina experienced increasing severe weather events. This issue is critical in the Cape Fear Region of the state, where two devastating hurricanes caused significant damage … Continued

Coastal Resilience in the Wilmington Region

In the past 5 years, Hurricanes Matthew and Florence caused massive amounts of damage in southeast North Carolina lasting for years beyond landfall. Municipalities and education institutions in the region … Continued

Responding to Energy Poverty – Halifax and Northampton Counties

According to U.S. Census data in 2015, more than 288,000 households in North Carolina live at up to 50 percent of the poverty line, and face energy burdens of 35% … Continued

Renewable Energy in Rural Communities

Did you know… Eighteen percent of all electricity in the United States was produced by renewable sources in 2017, including solar, wind, and hydroelectric dams? That’s up from 15% in … Continued

Drinking Water Incident Response Toolkit Now Available Online

The Drinking Water Working Group guided development of this toolkit and resources to assist local governments when they must respond to drinking water incidents.