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This week the Chapel Hill Town Council considers what next steps to take with the police station property widely known for its coal ash contamination.
The Chapel Hill Town Council will consider a proposal at its Mar. 8 meeting to borrow $45 million to reimburse itself for funds advanced for early project costs.
While some consumers have eliminated meat from their diets, many others choose to consume humanely raised, sustainable meat.
The latest attempt to mitigate toxic emissions coming from the University of North Carolina (UNC) cogeneration plant has come to an abrupt end.
At 3:02 a.m. EST on Nov. 8 begins the last total lunar eclipse to be seen not just this year, but also until 2025.
Weird as some of those may look, the real menace is to the trees, not from them.
The Town of Carrboro, the Center for Biological Diversity, (CBD) and the Sierra Club are tired of waiting for a response from the EPA.
In the next few weeks OCSW, part of the county administration, will open a public comment period to gather input for a master plan already in the early stages of development.
In June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a new interim drinking water health advisory for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
Chapel Hill’s Booker Creek Working Group continues to examine ways to improve stormwater management in the Booker Creek watershed.
The lonesome whistle and chug of a small train can be heard often several times a week as it cuts through the heart of Carrboro and Chapel Hill.
Invasive wisteria is a “severe threat,” according to the North Carolina Native Plant Society. It grows fast and has no natural controls. As a result, wisteria is not just taking over wooded areas, it is actively killing trees….
Chapel Hill’s Booker Creek Working Group met Monday, March 13 to discuss “tentative recommendations” for ongoing water management issues.
COMMUNITY By Pamir Kiciman On a warm January afternoon following a weekend of snow and ice, Colony Woods residents Bill and Anne Brashear accompanied a local reporter on a tour…
The Orange Water and Sewer Authority voted Thursday to allow staff to engage in discussions with neighboring jurisdictions on a long-range water infrastructure agreement.
A tree, weakened by heavy infestation of invasive wisteria, fell on power lines during the storm early this week.
Mecklenburg County is widely respected across North Carolina for its innovations in managing stormwater runoff in urban areas.
Just after midnight on Aug. 13, the silhouette of a slight figure, pale in the summer moonlight, could be seen among the graves in Carrboro’s Westwood Cemetery…
Residents came out in full force this week to express their affection for the forested areas along Chapel Hill’s Booker Creek and to voice opposition to the proposed removal of about 50 acres…
Orange Water and Sewer Authority is in the process of reevaluating its Long-Range Water Supply Plan (LRWSP) to ensure it can meet the community’s water supply demands 50 years into the future.
Joyce Brown’s advocacy for the environment is continuing even after her death. The estate of the former long-time Chapel Hill Town Council member has made a nearly $2 million bequest to the Eno River Association to maintain and purchase land and easements in Orange County within the Eno River basin.
Two environmental groups say UNC-Chapel Hill is violating the federal Clean Air Act for the ongoing use of two outdated coal-burning boilers, according to a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court in Greensboro this week.
Many high schoolers in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro district can speak passionately and directly to the urgency of environmental issues.
Professional seminars attract a wide range of visitors to Chapel Hill, including professionals who need continuing education, retirees who enroll in workshops at UNC Friday Center…