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  • Coal Ash May Cost Customers

    Citizen action is needed to stop a provision that is likely to increase costs and potentially delay clean-up of Duke Energy coal ash ponds.   The NC General Assembly (GA) is proceeding with legislation (H374) that would eliminate one of three coal ash recycling projects required of Duke Energy by

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  • Safe Water: A Mom’s Quest for Safe Fun On Our Waterways

    By Heather Deck, Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper I have always enjoyed swimming in lakes, rivers and streams and have done so since my youth during our annual family camping trips. Now, I love to see the joy on my children’s faces as they do the same. As a mother, you want your

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  • Water Trail Education and Outreach AmeriCorps Coordinator

    Sound Rivers is searching for an AmeriCorps* Volunteer!  We are accepting applications for a Water Trail Education and Outreach Coordinator.  This person will oversee the expanded use of the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico Water Trails, and use the trails to engage and involve the public in the awareness and protection of our

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  • Sound Rivers Hires New Lower Neuse Riverkeeper

    Katy Langley recently accepted the position of Lower Neuse Riverkeeper with Sound Rivers. She will be based in our New Bern office and will begin work on June 26th! Katy earned her B.S. in Earth and Environmental Science from the University of New Orleans in 2013. She did undergraduate research

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  • Fishing for Facts

    Fishing for Facts – June 13, 2017 Keeping our Water Clean Requires $$ The North Carolina legislature’s time continues to be dominated on budget negotiations. The Senate passed their version of the budget several weeks ago and then wasted no time rejecting the House budget. The 47 House conferees and

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