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The North Carolina Division of Environmental Management is currently developing underground storage tank regulations designed to prevent pollution from this source. Regulations will ultimately cover the registration, construction, installation, monitoring, repair, closure, and financial responsibility for underground tanks used to store hazardous substances or petroleum products.
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The North Carolina Soil and Water Conservation Commission has unanimously approved a resolution calling for expansion of the North Carolina Agriculture Cost Share Program addressing water management, soil resource protection, and waste management. The resolution is based on a study which indicated that water quality in the coastal counties represented one of the most critical needs.
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North Carolina is one of the major waste-producing states in the nation, yet, the number of facilities for treatment and storage of hazardous wastes in North Carolina continues to decline. Reasons for the decline are siting limitations, strict regulations, and high cost of liability insurance. Closure of facilities has led to other problems and concerns.
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The North Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Community Development has proposed new rules for storm water control. Storm water runoff from coastal development is a major problem because it contaminates fragile shellfish waters in North Carolina. This article discusses the issue and reviews the proposed rules.
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Many of today’s groundwater pollution problems result from improper waste disposal. This article discusses the issue in North Carolina and presents a new approach to site selection and construction of hazardous waste disposal sites.
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Researchers at the Water Resources Research Institute examined the combined effects of phosphorus and clay loading on water quality and algal communities in a Piedmont lake. Phosphorus plays a key role in producing nuisance algae in lakes, and turbidity from clay also ranks as a top water quality problem. This article discusses the project and highlights the study’s results.
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The Cape Fear River Basin Study was a two-year effort to address the most critical water issues in North Carolina’s largest river basin. The study, which concluded in 1984, focused on water supply, wetlands, and instream flow needs for fish habitat. A summary report provides a synopsis of the study’s major findings and accomplishments.