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  • Upper Neuse Riverkeeper Visits Hog Farm

    Last week, your Upper Neuse Riverkeeper Matthew Starr was invited by Tom Butler to visit his industrial animal operation, Butler Farms. Tom and Matthew spoke about Tom’s efforts to implement best practices for the environment at his facility. Butler Farms is still a “CAFO” (concentrated animal feeding operation), and it’s

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  • EPA Seeks To Undermine Clean Water – Demand They Reconsider

    The EPA has released a massive proposed rollback to rules which define where the Clean Water Act applies; a law that has been protecting our right to swim, drink, and fish in clean water water since 1972. This is the biggest threat to clean water we’ve seen in decades and

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  • Tiny Tornado takes the Peppermill Trophy at 2019 Taste!

    The 16th Annual Taste of Coastal Carolina was a great success on March 12th! The community came together to enjoy local food, beer, wine, and coffee – all while supporting Sound Rivers and clean water. At the end of the evening, attendees voted and the Best of Taste of Coastal

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  • Now Hiring Summer Water Quality Interns

    Sound Rivers is seeking multiple full-time interns, who will work with a Riverkeeper coordinating volunteers, and collecting and analyzing water quality samples for the summer of 2019. This experience is an excellent opportunity for a public health, chemistry, biology, or environmental science student who wants to demonstrate skills in leadership

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  • Action Alert: Still Time To Ask NC DEQ To Protect Waterways From Swine Industry Waste

    This might sound familiar, because we asked you to make your voice heard on the NC Swine Permitting Process in December – but there is now another opportunity to take action for your waterways! The process has moved to the next phase, and this past Tuesday, the NC Department of

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