Blogs

Gas Pipelines - Put People Ahead of Profits

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) recent announcement that it will reconsider how it reviews and approves interstate gas pipelines holds great importance to the communities where our members live, work and play.

This message is being sent to Commissioners on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as well as members of Congress.

Stop Pesticides from Poisoning Our Waterways

Clean Water Act permits are legally required before pesticides are sprayed over and into waterways. Since pesticides are poisons designed to kill living organisms and many have known human health impacts, it makes sense that they should be treated as pollutants that need to be regulated under the Clean Water Act.

Protecting the Lynches River Watershed

We are pleased to announce that the second cycle for applications to the Lynches River Conservation Fund is now open!

The Lynches River is one of the so called "five rivers" that is part of our greater Winyah Bay watershed. We've been involved in conservation efforts there for several years and are proud to be part of the Lynches River Conservation Board, participating in the fund for land conservation/acquisition and supporting projects that will improve its water quality and ecological integrity.

Coal Ash - Action Alert

Deadline: April 6th

North Carolina's Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is receiving comments on draft coal ash rules. These proposed rules, if passed as written, have the potential to undermine the rights of communities impacted by leaking coal ash pits.

We encourage you to submit comments by e-mail to: publiccomments@ncdenr.gov and include "CCR Rules" in the subject line.

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