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    News Briefs

    • Program to Highlight Nighttime Navigation

      The June Astronomy Night starting at 8 p.m. Saturday at Cape Lookout National Seashore’s Harkers Island Visitor Center will feature a program on navigating the night sky without the aid of modern tools.

    • State Declares June 19 Coastal Reserve Day

      State Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Michael Regan announced Wednesday during a 30th anniversary ceremony for the North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve in Beaufort that June 19, 2019, is North Carolina Coastal Reserve Day.

    • EPA Chief Signs Clean Power Plan Repeal

      The Trump administration on Wednesday replaced an Obama-era clean energy initiative with a replacement rule that loosens demands on carbon dioxide reductions by coal-fired fuels.

    • CRO Adds Google Classroom Share Button

      Coastal Review Online pages now feature a way for educators to easily share with their students the news of the North Carolina coast via Google Classroom.

    • State Proposes Methyl Bromide Regulation

      DEQ’s Division of Air Quality is asking for written comments and holding public hearings next month in Raleigh and Wilmington on proposed rules for methyl bromide emissions at log fumigation operations.

    • Pathway Organizers Ask for Support

      The Hatteras Village Community Center District is asking for letters of support to include in a grant application to fund the proposed multi-use pathway that would connect the town for non-vehicular travel.

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    • Commentary

      • On Flood Control, The Dutch Are Masters

        The storm surge barrier near Rotterdam, Netherlands, a feat of engineering, is but one example of what coastal North Carolina can learn from the Dutch about flood prevention.

    • Featured Photo

      • Lookout Photo Places in NOAA Contest

        Roy Brownlow placed in the marine debris category of the NOAA Office for Coastal Management 2019 Coastal Management in Action photo contest for his image of remnants of abandoned vehicles on Cape Lookout National Seashore.

    • Featured Video

      • Nighttime on the Albemarle Peninsula

        ECU geologist Stanley Riggs and astronomer Brian Baker of the science education and literacy nonprofit A Time for Science are leading a study to better understand the nocturnal environment and dark skies of the Outer Albemarle Peninsula. The study is designed to map and characterize the visual landscape and sounds of the region.