This week on the Down East Journal, we hear about the Governor’s plans to make the port in Morehead City more globally competitive by deepening the channel to 50 feet and developing underutilized properties, such as Radio Island. And, the Triangle’s Red Clay Ramblers have a new CD that takes the band into the world of dance. The Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations. And Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.
Methyl bromide gas is considered a hazardous air pollutant by the EPA. A fumigation facility proposed for the Morehead City port wants to use the chemical to treat lumber before export. We explore the issue in advance of a public meeting that has yet to be set.