In the News: Cancer research advisory panel bill signed into law

July 29, 2019

The North Carolina Policy Collaboratory has been charged by the General Assembly with creating an advisory panel to study and develop recommendations for determining the presence of cancer clusters in the state.


In the News: Retooled shellfish bill advances

June 6, 2019

A bill designed to grow the shellfish aquaculture industry in North Carolina received approval from a legislative committee on June 4, 2019. The bill is based on recommendations developed by an NC Policy Collaboratory and UNC Institute of Marine Sciences report.


In the News: ECU researcher testifies in front of Congress on the dangers of PFAS

May 16, 2019

On May 15, East Carolina professor Jamie DeWitt testified before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee on the health effects of PFAS.


In the News: Scientists update lawmakers on PFAS research

April 10, 2019

On April 9, a team of researchers from the Collaboratory’s PFAS Network project provided a briefing to the North Carolina General Assembly’s House Environment Committee.


In the News: Elevated pollutants in rivers suspected in many parts of NC

March 6, 2019

The NC Policy Collaboratory’s PFAST Network water testing has recently begun in the Piedmont and will spread statewide later this year.