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  • Taste of Coastal Carolina Tickets On Sale Now!

    The 15th Annual Taste of Coastal Carolina is back March 13th, 2018! This great event is filled with food, friends, and fun. Taste unique cuisine from 25+ local chefs, enjoy beer and wine (plus tastings from Mutual Distributing and Uptown Brewery!), and support clean water – all while voting for

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  • Sound Rivers Job Opportunity- Lead Water Quality Intern

    Job Opening- Swim Guide: Lead Water Quality Intern LEAD INTERN Sound Rivers is seeking a full-time intern, who will work with the Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper coordinating volunteers, and collecting and analyzing water quality samples. This experience is an excellent opportunity for a public health, chemistry, biology, or environmental science student who

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  • Lower Neuse Riverkeeper Needs a Volunteer!

    Regular Volunteer position available: The Lower Neuse Riverkeeper is looking for a volunteer to assist with regular water quality sampling. The Riverkeeper conducts regular monitoring of surface waters throughout Jones, Lenoir, and Craven counties. To continue this monitoring, a volunteer is needed on a semi-regular basis to collect water samples.

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  • Sound Rivers to Join Legal Challenge over FERC Pipeline Decision

    Sound Rivers is joining with 11 other conservation groups from Virginia and North Carolina to challenge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s decision to permit the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.  The groups are represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center. “Sound Rivers chose to challenge the pipeline in the courts due to

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  • Sound Rivers Continues Legal Battle to Protect Blounts Creek

    Sound Rivers and Blounts Creek community members are back to the courts to defend a recent legal win. In late December, a state court vacated a state permit that would have allowed a proposed Martin Marietta Materials limestone mine to discharge millions of gallons of wastewater a day into Blounts

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  • Upper Neuse Riverkeeper Responds to Proposed Gen X Legislation

    The NC Senate has released proposed legislation they say will provide more funding for response to the chemical Gen X, found in drinking water in Wilmington and elsewhere along the Cape Fear River last year. Upper Neuse Riverkeeper Matthew Starr responded to this legislation, saying, “The Senate version of the

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