This is a guest post from Wake Forest’s Office of Sustainability:
On July 7, Gov. Roy Cooper appointed Stan Meiburg, Director of the Sustainability Graduate Programs, to serve on the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission. Meiburg fills the seat requiring special training in hydrology, water pollution control, and the effects of water pollution.
“I am honored to have been appointed by Governor Cooper to the Environmental Management Commission and to serve with other North Carolinians who care deeply about our future. Working together, I believe we can sustain and improve this place that we all love,” Meiburg said in regard to his appointment which begins on Thursday, July 13.
The 15-member Commission is responsible for adopting rules for the protection, preservation,and enhancement of the state’s air and water resources. The Commission, according to the its website, oversees and adopts rules for several divisions of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, including the Divisions of Air Quality, Land Resources, Water Quality, and Water Resources.