Morehead City http://publicradioeast.org en The Down East Journal (01/24/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-012414 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The bidding process to place a new high rise bridge linking Beaufort to Morehead City is underway.&nbsp; Construction begins this Spring to replace the current Gallants Channel drawbridge.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, we’ll talk about the project with the DOT and Beaufort Mayor Richard Stanley.&nbsp; The Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:23:52 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 32576 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (01/24/14) The Down East Journal (01/24/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-012414-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The bidding process to place a new high rise bridge linking Beaufort to Morehead City is underway.&nbsp; Construction begins this Spring to replace the current Gallants Channel drawbridge.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, we’ll talk about the project with the DOT and Beaufort Mayor Richard Stanley.&nbsp; The Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:23:50 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 32577 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (01/24/14) NC Scientist Visits China To Study Toxic Green Slime http://publicradioeast.org/post/nc-scientist-visits-china-study-toxic-green-slime <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The common blue green algae found on local waterways has bloomed into an unprecedented event in the </span>Taihu<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">basin. &nbsp;We speak with North Carolina scientist Dr. Hans Paerl </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">about his research trip to China and what we can do to prevent cyanobacteria</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;from proliferating in eastern North Carolina.</span></p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:35:43 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 26275 at http://publicradioeast.org NC Scientist Visits China To Study Toxic Green Slime Lionfish Workshops Across the Carolinas http://publicradioeast.org/post/lionfish-workshops-across-carolinas <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This week, fisherman and divers in the Carolinas are learning about the invasion of lionfish and how to deal with them. The environmental non-profit REEF is holding free classes to teach people about lionfish collecting and handling, lionfish biology, and ecological impacts.&nbsp; I spoke with communications and affiliate program manager Keri Kanning about the workshop and about how lionfish came to be a problem for North Carolina's native fish population.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 14:12:40 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 22737 at http://publicradioeast.org Lionfish Workshops Across the Carolinas The Down East Journal (08/02/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-080213 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Methyl bromide gas is considered a hazardous air pollutant by the EPA.&nbsp; A fumigation facility proposed for the Morehead City port wants to use the chemical to treat lumber before export.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, we talk about the issue in advance of a public meeting that has yet to be set. And, a local non-profit is collecting school supplies during this last tax free weekend to help children in need. &nbsp;We’ll catch you up on “Stuff the Bus,” Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations.&nbsp; </span></p><p></p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 12:57:44 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 19939 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (08/02/13) Local Scientist Discovers Rapid Water Quality Testing Method http://publicradioeast.org/post/local-scientist-discovers-rapid-water-quality-testing-method <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We talk to a local scientist who developed a new method of rapidly detecting polluted water that’s likely to become the standard in the United States.&nbsp;</span></p><p><strong>For information on current swimming advisories, chick <a href="http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/mf/rwq-swim-advisories-current">[here].</a></strong></p><p></p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:22:32 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 12638 at http://publicradioeast.org Local Scientist Discovers Rapid Water Quality Testing Method