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  • Action Alert: Tell NC House to Amend SB131

    Action Alert! Please contact your House member and ask them to remove Section 3.13 from Senate Bill 131. This section opens the door for 300 feet or any stream and river to be destroyed without consequence. Read more about SB131 HERE. You can use this brief script when you call:

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  • SB131 Threatens Rivers

    Last week the House Regulatory Reform Committee passed Senate Bill 131 (SB131). The bill does two things that, if passed, will have very negative outcomes for our rivers and streams. First, this bill will allow for twice the amount of river length to be destroyed. Currently a developer can destroy

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  • Sound Rivers & SELC File Motion Against CAFO Pollution

    For Release: March 14, 2017 Contacts: Geoff Gisler, Senior Attorney, Southern Environmental Law Center, 919-967-1450 or Will Hendrick, Staff Attorney, Waterkeeper Alliance, 919-839-6011 or Harrison Marks, Executive Director, Sound Rivers, 252-946-7211 or Industrial Hog Operation Murphy-Brown Refuses to Clean up Its Pollution in Three Eastern North Carolina

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  • NC Senate Bill Hurts Waterways

    The NC Senate has taken a step to weaken protections for our state’s waterways with its recent Senate Bill 131. Under this bill, the length of stream developers can harm or destroy before having to mitigate the damage they cause will be doubled. According to NC Policy Watch, “Senate Bill 131 could

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  • Action Alert: Save the Sea Grant

    Recent federal budget discussions include a suggested 18% cut to NOAA and the elimination of the National Sea Grant College Program, which includes a program based at NC State University. This would be devastating to a broad diversity of stakeholders nationwide and in North Carolina who count on Sea Grant to build resilience

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