Partial Government Shutdown – What is Not Open and / or Available

The partial federal government shutdown on Saturday morning at 12 a.m. resulted in closures of all Cape Hatteras National Seashore visitors’ centers and many services, but the beaches remain open to the public. All rules and regulations apply for the Cape Hatteras National Seashore during the shutdown, and a list of what is operational during […] Seashore News |  Full Article

9 Attorneys General Fight Seismic Testing

North Carolina’s Attorney General Josh Stein, along with attorneys general from Maryland, Delaware, Connecticut, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maine, Virginia and New York moved Thursday to intervene in a lawsuit to stop the proposed use of airguns to survey the Atlantic Ocean floor for oil and gas. “North Carolina’s beautiful coastline supports tens of thousands of […] Local News |  Full Article