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  • NC Settlement Results in Largest Coal Ash Cleanup in America

    A settlement agreement with Duke Energy was announced on January 2, 2020 that puts into place a comprehensive cleanup plan for all Duke Energy’s coal ash sites in North Carolina. The announcement came from our partners at the Southern Environmental Law Center, who reached the agreement on behalf of Sound

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  • 2019 – A Year In Clean Water

    Happy New Year’s Eve! As we reflect back on 2019 here at Sound Rivers, we know that all we accomplished this year was because of YOU! We continued our successful Swim Guide program, expanding to Raleigh and Kinston; we broke ground on new stormwater mitigation projects in partnerships with area

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  • A Riverkeeper’s Dedication: Protecting the Environment In and Out of the River

    By S. Wayne Miles, P.E., Stormwater Program Manager for the City of Raleigh Matthew Starr, Upper Neuse Riverkeeper with Sound Rivers, has served on the City of Raleigh’s Stormwater Management Advisory Commission for six years with the last three as chair to the Commission. During this time, Matthew has been

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  • Fishing for Facts: What to Know About the Clean Water Act

    As we head into 2020, we are going to be hearing more about the Clean Water Act (CWA) and Waters of the United States (WOTUS), the rule that defines which bodies of water are protected under the CWA. So, we need to start with some basic understanding of what the

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  • Winter Edition of Currents Newsletter

    Sound Rivers’ quarterly newsletter Currents is out now! If you’re currently on our mailing list, you should be receiving yours in the mail any day. Not on the mailing list or don’t want to wait? Read the digital copy here: Currents Winter 2019-2020 To sign up for our mailing list

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