News and Hot Topics
Help Us Avoid a Smoky 4th of July
As the region has experienced elevated levels of PM 2.5 due to wildfires in Canada, we need to ensure that we do not add more smoke to our air. Read more...
Odor from New Indy Containerboard
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Access Air Quality Services Electronically
While you can come visit us, we are still providing full electronic services to save you a trip (driving less is one of our pollution reduction tips)! The resources below are available so customers can conduct business with us electronically or over the phone.
North Carolina Advanced Clean Trucks Rulemaking
The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality is collaborating with stakeholders in developing a proposed Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) program, ensuring zero-emission commercial trucks are available for purchase in North Carolina.
EPA Proposes Lower Health Standard for Particulate Matter
On Jan. 6, 2023, EPA announced a proposal to lower the health-based standard for fine particulate matter (PM2.5):