Pender News

DEQ, DHHS share budget request to protect water, ensure long-term monitoring, analysis and enforcement

Release: IMMEDIATE Contact: Jamie Kritzer; Chris Mackey Date: Aug. 8, 2017 Phone: 919-707-8602; 919-855-4840 DEQ, DHHS share budget request to protect water, ensure long-term monitoring, analysis and enforcement Since 2013, DEQ has seen approximately 70 positions eliminated that once supported the permitting, compliance and enforcement programs. RALEIGH – In response to the ongoing investigation into […]

Hampstead solid waste site moved to 250 Transfer Station Rd.

The new Hampstead Solid Waste Convenience Site at 250 Transfer Station Rd. is now open. “The site is located on Transfer Station Road, off US Hwy 17, is between Clayton Homes and Andrew’s Sea Lawn Memorial Park,” said Randell Woodruff, Pender County manager. Transfer Station Road, which runs from US Hwy 17 to Country Club […]

Latest test results for finished drinking water show GenX below health goal

Release: IMMEDIATE Contact: Jamie Kritzer Date: Aug. 2, 2017 Phone: 919-707-8602 Latest test results for finished drinking water show GenX below health goal GenX levels continue downward trend in water samples collected from Cape Fear region RALEIGH – Concentrations of GenX in finished drinking water from the Cape Fear River continue to be below the […]

Governor Cooper to Visit Wilmington Monday For GenX Briefing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2017 Contact: Ford Porter Phone: 919-814-2100 Email: govpress@nc.gov   Governor Cooper to Visit Wilmington Monday For GenX Briefing   RALEIGH: Governor Roy Cooper will travel to Wilmington on Monday for a briefing with local leaders about GenX. Governor Cooper will be joined by DEQ Secretary Michael Regan and HHS Secretary […]

Assistance with Wildlife Problems.

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Click the links below to find assistance with wildlife: Tips on coexisting with wildlife Hazards of Feeding Wildlife (PDF) Wildlife Damage Control Contact a private Wildlife Damage Control Agent Contact a licensed trapper during the trapping season Request a Wildlife Depredation Permit Can’t find an answer about a wildlife problem? Call […]

NC DHHS Releases Summary of Selected Cancer Rates for Counties in Cape Fear Region

DHHS provided the summary to answer questions raised about cancer during the ongoing investigation of GenX in the Cape Fear River RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) examined data from the North Carolina Central Cancer Registry and shared a summary of that analysis earlier today with four local health […]

Facility Relocations

The Hampstead Convenience Site and the Transfer Station scales will be permanently relocated to 250 Transfer Station Road.  Beginning August 1, you will need to use these new locations.  Both of these new facilities will be adjacent to the existing Transfer Station scales located at 312 Transfer Station Road.  Operating hours will remain the same.

Prepare for Hurricane Season Now

Know what to do before, during, and after a hurricane. Prepare before hurricane season starts. Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1 and ends November 30th 2017. Create an emergency communication plan with your family before a hurricane. Have emergency supplies in place at home, at work, and in the car. Basic Disaster Supply Kit Check your […]

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