Stories tagged: "Environmental Protection Agency"

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Biden Administration Funds Cleanup of Five Contaminated Sites in North Carolina

Superfund sites are locations that have been contaminated due to hazardous waste being dumped, left out in the open, or otherwise improperly managed, including in manufacturing facilities, processing plants, landfills, and mining sites.

In this 2016 file photo, people gather in front of a Flint, Mich. church before participating in a national march to highlight the push for clean water. (Image via Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
NC Could Shrink Drinking Water Lead Levels Under This Federal Plan

An ambitious piece of President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal would replace lead pipes across the country.

President-elect Joe Biden has reportedly offered the job of EPA chief to Michael Regan, who's led NC's environmental agency since 2017. (Image via NC DEQ)
Biden Picks North Carolina Environmental Chief to Lead EPA

Biden's pick, Michael Regan, has led NC's top environmental agency during a tumultuous time, including cleanup of the Cape Fear River.

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The EPA Begs You to Please Don’t Inject or Ingest Disinfectant

After Trump wondered if an injection of disinfectant would fight coronavirus, the Environmental Protection Agency reminded people to only use on surfaces.