Air Pollution-Featured Post
On June 27 the NC Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) held a public hearing at the Sampson County Courthouse to listen to community feedback on an air quality permit application for Sapphire Renewable Natural Gas (SRNG). If approved, this permit could allow the facility to emit harmful air pollutants that would negatively impact residents and...
by Marina Courtney Many things contribute to air pollution, including motor vehicles, fossil fuel combustion, and industrial facilities. However, the one thing they all have in common is human activity.  The societal “big hair” trends from a few decades ago are a telling example. Excessive use of hairspray aerosols containing chemicals called chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs,...
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