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Low-Stress Solutions for High-Strength Wastewater

March 20, 2024

By Amanda Peele, Project Analyst, UNC Environmental Finance Center Where does water go when it spirals down the drain? Whether from a home, a local brewery, or the car wash down the street, it likely ends up in a public … Read more

Technical Assistance and the UNC EFC – A Different Approach

February 28, 2024

By Hope Thomson, Project Director, UNC Environmental Finance Center The UNC EFC was founded in the late 90s to support the financial sustainability of entities providing environmental services. Though the UNC EFC’s work has varied over the decades, direct technical … Read more

Innovative Finance for the Restoration of Lake Mattamuskeet

March 9, 2023

  By Kathryn Obenshain, Project Analyst, & Hope Thomson, Project Director at the UNC EFC Providing environmental services can be expensive, and how those services are paid for is important. Often, recipients of those services, the customers, directly support the costs. … Read more

A Closer Look at MS4 Audit Trends in North Carolina

September 23, 2020

Written by: Ryan Vulpis In the state of North Carolina, many stormwater programs are required by the US EPA to maintain a Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit. This permit is designed to ensure that jurisdictions protect water quality … Read more