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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Governor’s Plan for Reorganization of Environmental Regulation Calls for New Department

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Responding to criticism of the way North Carolina’s environmental regulation programs are organized, Governor James G. Martin proposed in February that environmental regulatory, environmental health, and natural resource programs be consolidated into a new department to be called the North Carolina Department of Health and Environment. This article discusses the proposed reorganization and issues that have emerged between environmentalists and business leaders.