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  • Read Lower Neuse Riverkeeper’s op-ed on industrial agriculture

    Your Lower Neuse Riverkeeper, Katy Langley, wrote an op-ed for the New Bern Sun Journal in reponse to Rep. John Bell’s misinformed op-ed supporting industrial agriculture. Katy says, “This is not a fight of people versus farmers; it is a fight to force these companies to install better waste management

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  • 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 31st supporting strong standards to protect your right

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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