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  • Action Alert: Tell legislators to vote ‘No’ to biogas general permit

    Senate Bill 605, N.C. Farm Act 2021, includes a section that would require NCDEQ to issue a one-size-fits-all general permit for directed biogas projects at large-scale industrial hog facilities and allow these facilities to install new technologies without adopting stronger pollution controls or addressing existing pollution concerns. Take action here

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  • West Craven stormwater project yields delicious results

    The benefits of stormwater management are many, but at West Craven High School, the benefit is growth — of the vegetable variety. Through an Environmental Enhancement Grant, Sound Rivers and West Craven High School partnered last year to build a cistern to collect rainwater, which was then used to water

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  • Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper guides media on kayak cypress swamp tour

    Your Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell spent last Thursday as river guide in an old-growth cypress swamp in Courtland, Virginia, for CNN reporters covering Dogwood Alliance’s work opposing the wood pellet industry. Also along for the kayak trip was Miller, Howell’s adopted puppy, who by all reports did a fine job

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  • Mason’s Landing kayak launch opens on Tranters Creek

    The second of three kayak launches being built to increase access to the Tar-Pamlico Water Trail is now open for launching. Located at Mason’s Landing on Tranters Creek, the launch was installed just in time for Memorial Day weekend. In March, the first of the three launches officially opened on

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  • Riverkeeper, intern talk Swim Guide with WITN

    Local NBC affiliate WITN TV 7 reporter Hannah Jeffries paid a visit to New Bern this week to talk about the launch of Swim Guide with Lower Neuse Riverkeeper Katy Hunt and water-quality intern Nathalie Uriarte-Ayala. You can watch the segment here!

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