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  • Action Alert: State Budget Should Reduce Pollution Not Concentrate It

    Representative Jimmy Dixon recently proposed an amendment to the budget that diverts money from a cost share program that has been successfully working for years to reduce pollution on farms throughout the state. Rep. Dixon’s amendment was passed and is now included in the budget. This section funnels some of

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  • Volunteers Gather for New Bern River Cleanup

    By Katy Hunt, Lower Neuse Riverkeeper Sound Rivers held our annual Spring Cleanup on May 4th at Lawson Park in New Bern. What started out as a gray and slightly dreary morning turned into a fun day on the water collecting trash!  It was nice to see old friends who

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  • Sound Rivers Annual Meeting Recognizes Dedicated Volunteers

    Sound Rivers held our 2019 Annual Meeting on Saturday, April 27, at Uptown Brewing Company in Greenville NC. The meeting was free and open to Sound Rivers members’ as well as the public. Sound Rivers’ Executive Director and three Riverkeepers gave reports on the organization and the State of the

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  • Help Stop the Dumping of Arsenic Into the Neuse

    The fight to protect the Neuse River from coal ash pollution is not over and we need your help. The ask is simple: NCDEQ needs to hold a public hearing in Goldsboro, so that the public can give testimony on the proposed HF Lee wastewater discharge permit. This permit will

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  • Craven County Campus Stormwater Project Approved for Phase 2

    For the past two years, Sound Rivers has been partnering with Craven County Schools and the Epiphany School on an innovative Campus Stormwater Project. This grant funded project seeks to mitigate stormwater runoff from campuses, while providing an outdoor classroom learning experience for students. Engineers from NC State University have

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