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Who's protecting our fishing and swimming holes?

Despite federal rubberstamping of pipeline projects, we continue to make progress within NC to have our concerns heard about this unnecessary and risky fracked gas pipeline that will impact our rivers, including the Lumber River watershed. NC's Department of Environmental Quality will host three listening sessions intended to gather additional information from residents on the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. We'll be at the August 17th listening session in Lumberton (at the Southeastern Agricultural Center located at 1027 US Hwy 74).

EPA - help us protect clean water!

I am opposed to any and all efforts to eliminate clean water protections for waterbodies that are held in the public trust for the people of our state and our country. EPA's plan to revise the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) is a disaster waiting to happen. Already we have issues with companies illegally polluting our public trust waters. Gutting the Clean Water Act would allow industry to freely pollute our water and lead us back in time to those pre-CWA days when waterways were unprotected from polluters.

Oppose H.R. 3219

The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) urges you to oppose all damaging policy riders in H.R. 3219, the Defense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development National Security Appropriations Act, 2018. SELC opposes inserting harmful policy riders into spending bills in an attempt to circumvent regular legislative order. Quite simply, it undermines the legislative process. Please vote NO to H.R. 3219.

The Kindness Rocks Project

Winyah Rivers Foundation starts The Kindness Rocks Project on the Waccamaw River

Winyah Rivers Foundation is pleased to announce The Kindness Rocks Project on the Waccamaw River.  The Kindness Rocks Project was created to help inspire others through randomly placed kindness rocks.  The goal of the project is to recruit every person who stumbles upon it to 

The End is Near!

Santee Cooper is expediting the ash removal at Grainger with plans to have it completed by the end of 2018! They will accomplish this by a combination of continued beneficial reuse and by using the class 3 landfill at Santee Cooper's Cross facility. 

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