Kim Dinan

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In response to COVID-19, EPA announces sweeping relaxation of environmental rules

Last Thursday, the EPA announced a drastic relaxation of environmental rules, granting factories and power plants, among others, the authority to decide...

Georgia forced to close trails as thousands flock to parks amid coronavirus outbreak

Georgia forced to close trails as thousands flock to parks amid coronavirus outbreak Last weekend, Georgia Department of Natural...

Chaco Footwear retrofits factory to make protective masks

Chaco Footwear retrofits factor to make protective masks Everyone’s favorite sandal maker (or is it just mine?), Chaco Footwear,...

Great Smoky National Park employee tests positive for Covid-19

Great Smoky National Park employee tests positive for Covid-19 A spokesperson for Great Smoky Mountain National Park says that...

Appalachian Trail trailheads closed in WNC

Despite social distancing guidelines, large crowds have continued to flock to the Appalachian Trail, forcing the U.S. Forest Service to close trailhead...

More North Carolina state parks close

On Tuesday, North Carolina State Parks announced updated state park closures. In a Facebook post, the agency said that due to counties...