Brown Bequest to Help Preserve County Land

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.

UNC Sued Over Coal-Burning Plant

Two environmental groups say UNC-Chapel Hill is violating the federal Clean Air Act for the ongoing use of two outdated coal-burning boilers, according to a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court in Greensboro this week.