Offshore moratorium includes wind energy

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The Walney Offshore Windfarm in the United Kingdom. Reprinted courtesy of Coastal Review Online Oct. 2, 2020

Marine Fisheries Commission seeks advisers

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Advisors needed to help oversee North Carolina coastal waters. Photo: C. Leinbach To catch up on Ocracoke...

Rep. Murphy visits Ocracoke; Cooper to return Monday

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By Peter Vankevich Saturday was certainly a breaking news day. Ocracoke's newly elected Congressman Rep. Greg Murphy (R-Pitt County) was officially sworn in to the 116th...

Trump administration overrules NC, approves offshore seismic testing for oil and...

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Originally published June 22, 2020, in NC Policy Watch. Reprinted by permission By Lisa Sorg Buffeted by breaking waves and a brisk ocean breeze, the town...

State issues emergency permit to address shoreline erosion at Ocracoke ferry...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here MOREHEAD CITY –The N.C. Division of Coastal Management today issued an emergency permit to the...

New state program opens for rent, utility assistance from COVID-19 hardships

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COVID-19 cases from March to Oct. 12 From our news services RALEIGH--The state will now...

Special Congressional election a go Tuesday on Ocracoke

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By Peter Vankevich The devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian on Ocracoke Island will not interfere with tomorrow’s special Third Congressional District election. Polls will be open...

Local oyster farmers help put the brakes on lease-expanding legislation

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Editor’s note: The short session of the N.C. General Assembly ended recently without passing House Bill 361, described below. So, according to news sources,...

NC Transportation Board names new Oregon Inlet bridge after Marc Basnight

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March 7, 2019 Reprinted courtesy of the Island Free Press By Joy Crist The North Carolina State Board of Transportation today unanimously voted to name the new...

Contract awarded for Rodanthe jug handle bridge

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For Ocracoke news, click here.  With the recent awarding of a contract, a new bridge around Rodanthe may be a reality by the summer of...