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Environmental wackos having their way with state coastal policy. Raleigh yawns.

In 2011, the North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission submitted a report forecasting sea level rise along the coast for the next three decades.  The new Republican majority dismissed what they saw as an overly pessimistic and unrealistic forecast and rejected the report — telling the…

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#ncga: NC’s coastal policy being pushed further left by drive-bys, their state gov’t allies

We’ve provided extensive coverage of the political drama around the state Sea Level Rise (SLR) panel and its revision — mandated by the GOP majority in the legislature — of the projected sea level rise on the North Carolina coast.  Why is this revision so…