Joined by Governor Roy Cooper, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality announced plans to combat PFAS pollution in the drinking water.
NC Black Alliance deputy director of programs, La’Meshia Whittington will provide closing remarks during the State of the River Forum on June 1.
Last year, we re-filed the PFAS petition with the U.S. EPA under the Biden Administration, hoping for a different outcome for North Carolinians.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) committed to a decision within 90 days on an October 14, 2020, petition to require health effects testing by Chemours under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
The North Carolina Black Alliance supports President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Michael S. Regan as the next Environmental Protection Agency administrator. With his nomination, we are hopeful for a more clean and just environmental agenda for North Carolinians in 2021.