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for Water Resources Research Institute News Vol. Issue 306, July/Aug 1997
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Located about eight miles south of the North Carolina State University campus in Raleigh are the new facilities of the Animal and Poultry Waste Management Center. The university and its partners are building and equipping waste processing and composting buildings that will help to find solutions to environmental problems associated with animal agriculture. New research, products, and technology hold promise for controlling odor and nutrient output.
Unless recent legislation and pending rules curtail cleanup reimbursements, North Carolina’s Commercial Leaking Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund could face insolvency. A report on the fund provided to the General Assembly in March projected that, at the current rate of reimbursement, the fund will be depleted by September. This article discusses cleanup costs, legislation, and economic and environmental implications.
Many large coastal municipalities in the United States discharge treated wastewater directly into the ocean, but currently, these “ocean outfalls” are not used in North Carolina. Proposals to develop ocean outfalls in North Carolina are considering environmental impacts and other assessments to establish possible sites.