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Financing Nutrient Management in North Carolina

September 27, 2018

The EFC Enters Third Year of Considering Financing Strategies for Nutrient Management in the Jordan Lake Watershed. In 2016, the North Carolina legislature commissioned a six-year nutrient management study to be done through the University of North Carolina at Chapel … Continued

How Communities Can Save Money on National Flood Insurance

December 7, 2017

Throughout 2017, there has been discussion in Congress surrounding the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which is set to expire tomorrow, Dec. 8. The program was established in 1968 as a service to at-risk communities by providing flood insurance in … Continued

Staying Up to Date with North Carolina Stormwater Utility Fees

November 29, 2017

In order to better understand the stormwater finance and governance landscape, the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently inventoried and analyzed the stormwater fees used by 74 municipalities and three counties charging stormwater … Continued

Five Communication Tips for Stormwater Incentive Programs

November 22, 2017

Stormwater incentive programs are a creative tool used by some towns and cities to encourage community participation in stormwater management practices. Many of the incentive programs encourage citizens to install green stormwater infrastructure projects on their property. Stormwater ‘incentive’ programs … Continued