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    Dead in the Water

    Dead in the Water: Environmental Enforcement in North Carolina  is the first comprehensive report on that details the work of Riverkeepers across North Carolina. This state has a proud history of environmental protection. However, 2016 was a year of vast devastation and increased pollution, from storms, the burgeoning hog and chicken

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    Climate Change and Impacts to our Rivers

    by Travis Graves, Lower Neuse Riverkeeper Climate science reports to the public are generally big-picture stories centered on the rising temperatures of our oceans, and how increases in temperature are driving sea level rise and extreme weather events to become more frequent and of greater impact. But, there is another

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    14th Annual Taste of Coastal Carolina

    Support Sound Rivers while tasting the best of Coastal Carolina! The 14th Annual Taste of Coastal Carolina will take place March 14th, 2017 from 6pm – 8pm at the Riverfront Convention Center in New Bern, NC. The event will feature flavors from a diverse array of local chefs in addition

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    Petition filed to protect Blounts Creek

    On December 28th, attorneys from the Southern Environmental Law Center filed an appeal of a lower court decision that would allow Martin Marietta Materials to discharge 12 million gallons per day of wastewater into Blounts Creek. This appeal was filed in Carteret County Superior Court on behalf of Sound Rivers

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    State would allow Duke Energy to dump large amounts of arsenic into Neuse River daily

    Public Hearing Comments from your Upper Neuse Riverkeeper- December 15, 2016 NC Dept of Environmental Quality Public Hearing – Duke Energy Wastewater permit for coal ash pits Good evening, my name is Matthew Starr and I am your Upper Neuse Riverkeeper for Sound Rivers. We are 3000 member non-profit organization

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