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Understaffed environmental agency ‘stretched to the limit’

By Trista Talton Coastal Review Online Nearly one-fifth of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s job positions are unfilled, leaving the agency responsible for administering regulations to protect water, air quality and the public’s health in a tight pinch that is not likely to loosen any time soon. As of Oct. 25, 19.19 percent […]