The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new rules Friday for the disposal and storage of coal ash 10 months after the Dan River became a center of attention nationally in a battle between environmentalists and utilities on how the waste materials should be handled.
In the battle between native and invasive wetland plants, a new Duke University study finds climate change may tip the scales in favor of the invaders -- but it’s going to be more a war of attrition than a frontal assault.
W. Kerr Scott Reservoir, Lake Gaston, Lookout Shoals, Lake Townsend, and Oak Hollow Lake have received plantings of vegetation, including water willow, soft stem bulrush, white water lily, pickerelweed, and eelgrass
The Lake Gaston Weed Control Council has been told it was most likely a "successful 2014 treatment year" based on post treatment site assessments, initial surveys conducted by Lake Gaston Association volunteers and NC State University, and weather conditions throughout the growing season.
A new Canoe/Kayak Launch was dedicated Thursday adjacent to the U.S. 1. Steel Bridge in Mecklenburg County for water enthusiasts. Officials said the launch will accommodate the handicapped as well as able-bodied paddlers and...