Topics Related to Environment

Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) to celebrate Clean Energy Week and highlight the community college’s innovative military workforce training programs.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed September 25 – 29, 2023 as Clean Energy Week to highlight the state’s progress in transitioning to a clean energy future. This week, Governor Cooper will celebrate clean energy jobs and highlight clean energy workforce training partnerships with community colleges.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the NC Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (VolunteerNC), a division of the Governor’s office, has secured funding to create the North Carolina Climate Action Corps as part of the Climate Action Corps National Expansion Pilot through the California Volunteers.

Governor Roy Cooper announced today $8.5 million in grants to fund 19 local parks and recreation projects across the state through the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper issued the following statement in response to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s recent notification of final wind energy areas in the Central Atlantic Call Area that excluded areas of the coast of North Carolina.

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that communities statewide will receive $223,019,448 in water and wastewater infrastructure funding to help pay for 60 projects in 40 counties, including 41 construction projects.

North Carolina continues to lead the way addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances or PFAS.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina has joined other Atlantic Coast states involved with the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind on a coordinated project to support fisheries mitigation in the development of offshore wind along the East Coast.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) Secretary Reid Wilson celebrated Earth Day by visiting Goose Creek State Park in Washington.

The Parks and Recreation Authority has awarded $9.6 million in park accessibility grants for 21 projects across the state, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.