Clean Water Act
Washington Watch: Trump Set to Flush Clean Water Protections

Washington Watch: Trump Set to Flush Clean Water Protections This week, the Trump Administration is expected to propose slashing the amount of wetlands nationwide which would be protected from destruction under the Clean Water Act. Sources indicated last week that the Trump Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will support a new, unprecedentedly narrow definition of “waters… Continue Reading Washington Watch: Trump Set to Flush Clean Water Protections

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Campaign Watch: Congressional Election Still in Question

Campaign Watch: Congressional Election Still in Question Unfolding evidence of genuine election fraud involving absentee ballots has shifted North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District back into the undecided column. By a strong bipartisan margin, the state elections board has declined to certify that election’s results, and opened an investigation into the apparently systematic illegal absentee ballot… Continue Reading Campaign Watch: Congressional Election Still in Question

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legislature
Legislative Watch: Suppressing Votes and Defunding Conservation

Legislative Watch: Suppressing Votes and Defunding Conservation To the surprise of no one, the lame-duck legislature continues to deliver results poisonous to natural resource conservation and voter participation. Legislation mandating photo identification to vote passed both chambers, and has been sent to the governor, who has until December 16 to veto the bill, sign it,… Continue Reading Legislative Watch: Suppressing Votes and Defunding Conservation

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Administrative Watch: DEQ Proposes Stronger Hog Farm Rules

Administrative Watch: DEQ Proposes Stronger Hog Farm Rules The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is now taking public comments on its proposed tightening of the rules governing big hog farms. Naturally, the industry is going whole hog in fighting any tighter environmental pollution controls that affect them. While the rules could and should… Continue Reading Administrative Watch: DEQ Proposes Stronger Hog Farm Rules

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