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  • Sound Rivers’ Swim Guide interns say goodbye!

    This summer Sound Rivers welcomed Katie McQuillan, an Environmental Science major at UNC Chapel Hill, to the Lower Neuse and Duncan Anderson, an Environmental Technology and Management Major at NC State, to the Tar-Pamlico as Water Quality Interns. For three months they coordinated our Swim Guide program, mapped sewage system

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  • Fish kills reported this week

    Fish kills were reported in both the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico River Basins this week.  On Wednesday on the Neuse the fish kill could be seen between Flanners Beach and Slocum Creek. NC Division of Marine Fisheries estimates there were a couple thousand croakers, gizzard shad, pinfish, and menhaden. Another fish

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  • Clean Air and Water Advocates Launch Pipeline Monitoring Effort

    Group Will Watch Atlantic Coast Pipeline Construction for Environmental Protection Violations Contact: Doug Jackson, Sierra Club, 202.495.3045, doug.jackson@sierraclub.org Forrest English, Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper, 252.946.7211, pamtarrk@soundrivers.org Christine Ellis, Executive Director, Winyah Rivers, 843.267.3161, christine@winyahrivers.org Kemp Burdette, Cape Fear Riverkeeper, 910.264.8036, kemp@cfrw.us RALEIGH, NC (August 1, 2018)– Today, a group of clean air and water advocates announced they

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  • Read Lower Neuse Riverkeeper’s op-ed on industrial agriculture

    Your Lower Neuse Riverkeeper, Katy Langley, wrote an op-ed for the New Bern Sun Journal in reponse to Rep. John Bell’s misinformed op-ed supporting industrial agriculture. Katy says, “This is not a fight of people versus farmers; it is a fight to force these companies to install better waste management

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  • Action Alert: Urge NC To Update Clean Water Protections

    Our streams, lakes, rivers, and sounds are a major part of what makes North Carolina a special place to live, and right now is an important time to make sure that our waters are properly protected. Please send a letter by July 31st supporting strong standards to protect your right

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