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  •   SAY NO TO DATAMINING FACILITY Pitt County residents are pushing back against a potential cryptocurrency datamining or processing facility that some say will bring very little to Greenville other than a lot of noise and a huge drain of energy. Learn more about the issue and how to weigh

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  • Job opportunity: Neuse Riverkeeper

    Join our Team! We’re hiring for the position of Neuse Riverkeeper. Sound Rivers has a long tradition of clean water advocacy, protecting and preserving the health and viability of the Tar-Pamlico and Neuse rivers for over 40 years. Sound Rivers is committed to the goal of environmental justice and equity

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  • Watch the trailer for “A Sound River”!

    We’re taking global issues to a local scale in “A Sound River,’ our new documentary about Sound Rivers and our 40-year fight for a basic right — clean water. RSVP here to the live, virtual premiere at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 30!  ‘A Sound River’ tells Sound Rivers’ story visually,

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  • Town of Clayton sets environmental example

    A new city council in the Town of Clayton has voted to bring back a steep-slope ordinance removed by previous, developer-friendly council, voting to provide the town’s residents with protections for their properties and waterways. Sediment pollution of our waterways is the number one issue we see across our region,

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  • Port Terminal kayak launch nears completion

    The Port Terminal boating access renovation is near completion, which means a new kayak launch will soon be available to paddlers in Pitt County. “They are done pouring the boat ramp, and about to start putting riprap rock down, then they’ll be installing their floating dock, and once they do

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  • Oakwood School 4th graders get Swim Guide education

    Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Jill Howell introduced some fourth graders to Swim Guide and how to find out if your water is yucky. Jill was invited to give a presentation on Wednesday at the Oakwood School in Greenville by teacher Hunt McKinnon, who heard her speak at a Greenville Rotary meeting and

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  • New site located for Nash Community College rain garden

    One of two rain gardens is near completion and a new site has been identified for the other as Nash Community College takes the plunge to handle its stormwater issues. “They just put a river rock border around the mulch bed of that first rain garden, so it should be

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  • Watershed restoration planned for Washington’s Jack’s Creek

    A nine-element watershed restoration plan for Washington’s Jack’s Creek moved forward this week with a site visit from partners in its restoration. Sound Rivers is managing the North Carolina Land and Water Fund grant and coordinating the project with the Mid-East Commission, East Carolina University, North Carolina State University Department

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