AEG Carolinas Dinner Meeting – Oct. 26, 2017

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Guest Speaker: Cyrus Parker, LG, PE, CPM, Geoenvironmental Supervisor, North Carolina Department of Transportation Presentation: Greenville’s Tenth Street Connector and the Environmental Challenges of an Urban Transportation Project Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017 Place: The Public, 433 Spring Garden Street, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401 Cost: AEG members $30, non-members $40, public-sector employees $15, teachers $10, […]

Fall Field Trip – Emerald Hollow Mine, Oct. 21, 2017

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Fall Field Trip – Emerald Hollow Mine, Hiddenite, NC Join AEG Carolinas Chapter at the Emerald Hollow Mine and try your luck at finding your own gemstones, and enjoy participating in an educational program led by Emerald Hollow Mine staff and geologist/gemologist Mike Watkins. The three-hour educational program includes an earth science lesson, creeking, sluicing, […]

Carolina Geological Society 2017 Annual Meeting – Nov. 3-5

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Ramping Through the Piedmont: The Hyco Shear Zone and associated hanging wall rocks in north-central North Carolina Headquarters: Hampton Inn, Roxboro, NC Dates: November 3-5, 2017 The 78th meeting of the Carolina Geological Society will be held November 3-5th in the area of Roxboro, NC, under the leadership of Jim Hibbard (North Carolina State University), […]

Availability of Technical Guidance for Risk-Based Environmental Remediation of Sites

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Session Law 2105-286 expanded the availability of risk-based environmental cleanup to virtually all regulated sites (excluding those subject to remediation under the Coal Ash Management Act of 2014 and the requirements of animal waste management systems). Guidance on the administrative requirements for pursuing risk-based remediation under the amended statutes (G.S. 130A 310.68 through 310.77) was […]

AGI & Partners Publish Policy Recommendations for New Administration

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The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has signed a new consensus document, Geoscience Policy Recommendations for the New Administration and the 115th Congress. The document outlines strategies for achieving shared national interests in which geoscience plays a key role, offering recommendations around five high-level thematic areas: Enhancing National and Homeland Security Increasing Economic Prosperity Securing Resources […]