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Anne Taylor, Deputy Secretary of Natural Resources, discusses North Carolina's environmental policies.
Effective July 1, 1996, the North Carolina Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources will be reorganized, with some sections raised to division level, others renamed, and some programs combined.
In August, William W. Cobey, Jr. was sworn in as the first secretary of North Carolina’s newest governmental agency, the Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources. The new department combines many of the Health Services programs from the Department of Human Resources with divisions of the now defunct Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.
The North Carolina Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources appointed a task force in 1995 to study and formulate a program to address the technological, managerial and financial viability of public water systems. Recommendations by the North Carolina Small Systems Viability Task Force are summarized in this article.
The most severe drought on record has hit North Carolina, amounting to several ecological problems around the state. Droughts affect burning necessary for forests and plant species, the lower water levels have hurt native species and allowed invasive species to thrive, and ponds drying up are leaving amphibians and fishes without habitats.