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  • ACP Update: Permit Invalidated by 4th Circuit

    On Tuesday, May 15th, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of our friends at the Defenders of Wildlife, Virginia Wilderness Committee, and the Sierra Club, invalidating a key federal authorization needed for continued construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The Atlantic Coast Pipeline would cross both the

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  • Meet the Interns!

    Katie and Duncan will be interning with Sound Rivers this summer, in our New Bern and Washington offices, respectively. Welcome, we’re glad you’re part of the team! Katie McQuillian is joining Sound Rivers as a summer Swim Guide Intern for the lower Neuse River. As a Swim Guide intern, Katie

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  • Action Alert: Urge Your U.S. Representative To Vote No On The Banks Amendment To Repeal The Clean Water Rule

    This is a radical amendment that would eliminate the safeguards under the Clean Water Rule for the waters that feed the drinking water of 117 million Americans. The Clean Water Rule protects small streams and other waters that serve as habitat for wildlife, reduce flooding risk, and naturally filter pollution

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  • Smithfield ordered to pay $50 million for hog farm nuisance

    Your Upper Neuse Riverkeeper, Matthew Starr, posted to Facebook on Sunday, “A huge victory against pollution from industrial animal agriculture in North Carolina. The millions in damages Smithfield Foods must pay would be more than enough to invest in safer, more sustainable waste management technology—it is cheaper for industry to

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  • Greenville Kids River Fest This Saturday!

    Spring is here! And that means it’s time for Sound Rivers’ annual Kids River Fest in Greenville at River Park North. Come enjoy a day outside at this free, family-friendly event full of fun activities to help kids learn about and enjoy their waterways. The event activities include kayaking, fishing, bounce

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