Latest Posts

  • 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 16th supporting strong standards to protect your right

    Continue reading
  • Water Spotlight: The Lower Tar-Pamlico River

    By Forrest English The Albemarle-Pamlico estuary is the second largest estuarine complex in the lower 48 states. It also holds another interesting distinction as the largest lagoonal estuary in the world, due to the ecosystem created by the Outer Banks. The Tar-Pamlico River is one of 6 major rivers that

    Continue reading
  • Summer 2018 Edition of “Currents” Out Now!

    The Summer 2018 edition of Sound Rivers’ quarterly newsletter, Currents, is headed out to members now! Want to read it early? You can download a digital copy here.

    Continue reading
  • NC General Assembly Protects Corporate Polluters Over People

    On Wednesday, June 27th, the NC General Assembly quickly voted to override the Governor’s veto of Senate Bill 711, the Farm Act; voting to protect the interest of corporations over the property rights and public heath of people. The bill, a re-write of state public nuisance laws,  essentially creates sacrifice

    Continue reading
  • Action Alert: Sustain Governor Cooper’s Veto

    On Monday Governor Cooper vetoed a bill (Senate Bill 711) that would give industrial hog corporations greater protections than the neighbors and waterways next to where they spray their waste. Your help is needed to sustain the veto! Under this new bill, the ability of adjacent property owners to protect

    Continue reading
Visit News