Under pressure, superintendent agrees to second enviro study at Moore County school site

BY: - July 12, 2019

More than 10 pollution sources, including two Superfund sites, are within a mile of the new Aberdeen Elementary School Moore County Schools Superintendent Robert Grimesey has ordered a Phase II environmental assessment of the new Aberdeen Elementary School site, but insists the area is safe. “My decision to proceed is based solely on persistent and […]

With DEQ’s Community Mapping System, learn where polluters locate in neighborhoods of color

BY: - July 9, 2019

Comment period on the mapping system ends Wednesday, July 10. When Columbus County officials decided in 2018 to allow the Australian company Malec Brothers to emit 140 tons of toxic methyl bromide into the air at its log fumigation facility, they did not have the benefit of an environmental justice map. They might not have […]