• 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 ggisler@selcnc.org Will Hendrick, Staff Attorney, Waterkeeper Alliance, 919-839-6011 or whendrick@waterkeeper.org Harrison Marks, Executive Director, Sound Rivers, 252-946-7211 or Harrison@soundrivers.org Industrial Hog Operation Murphy-Brown Refuses to Clean up Its Pollution in Three Eastern North Carolina River Basins   CHAPEL HILL, […]

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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 benefit not only the entire […]

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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 in their community; grow, harvest […]

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  • How to Make Your Voice Heard

    Your voice can make all the difference in protecting and preserving our rivers.  With the NC legislature back in session, there are likely to be many occasions for action alerts over the next few months. Elected officials are more likely to listen when they hear from lots of voters in their districts. Please be on […]

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  • Blounts Creek Hearing Proceeds

    The legal battle to protect Blounts Creek has new life after a Superior Court decision today.  Carteret County Superior Court Judge Douglas Parsons denied a motion to dismiss by Martin Marietta Materials.  Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper, Heather Deck, stated, “Martin Marietta’s goal with this hearing was to dismiss this important case on a technicality rather than have a […]

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