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    News Briefs

    • Shipping Firm Sentenced to Pay $12M Fine

      A Singapore-based company must pay $12 million in fines after pleading guilty to felony pollution charges related to a ship that called at the North Carolina Port of Morehead City and other ports.

    • NCDOT Board Seeks Input On Revenue Ideas

      The state Department of Transportation’s NC FIRST Commission is asking the public to submit ideas from now until Dec. 14 on future transportation revenue solutions.

    • Federation Announces 2020 Gift Options

      The North Carolina Coastal Federation is offering holiday gift ideas that support coastal conservation and Coastal Review Online’s continued daily coverage of the North Carolina coast.

    • Science Advisory Board to Address PFAS

      The state Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board is set to discuss issues and regulations relevant to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, mixtures.

    • Record Atlantic Hurricane Season Ends

      Though the record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season that produced 30 named storms of 39 mph or greater officially ends Nov. 30, tropical storms may continue to develop.

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    • News & Features

      • Decision Ends Chapter In Hog Farm Disputes

        Smithfield Foods has resolved more than a dozen nuisance cases filed by eastern North Carolina residents since a court ruling in favor of the neighbors of a former Bladen County hog farm was upheld last month.

    • Science

      • Study to Look Closer at Red Wolf Ancestry

        Two weeks after a federal court ordered a recovery plan update for the endangered red wolf population in northeastern North Carolina, a new report lays out plans to further study the species’ genetics.

    • Featured Photo

      • Feeding Time at Ocracoke Pony Pen

        Cape Hatteras National Seashore shared in its Oct. 15 Cape Chronicle newsletter this photo, “Feeding time at the Ocracoke pony pen.” The National Park Service has cared for the herd since the early 1960s.

    • Featured Video

      • CRO Talks Climate Change on the Coast

        This video, featuring Coastal Review Online editor Mark Hibbs, is the first of a two-part series on the impact of climate change in the Southeast. The series features newsrooms and reporting projects from the Southeast that contributed to the Pulitzer Center’s Connected Coastlines initiative. Coastal Review Online published earlier this year a multipart Changing Minds On Climate Science that was part of the reporting initiative.