Coast Watch: ‘Rally to Raleigh’ Next Monday

Coast Watch: ‘Rally to Raleigh’ Next Monday Coastal residents are encouraged to remember the chance to “Rally to Raleigh” next Monday, February 26, for an important public hearing on the U.S. Interior Department’s proposal to open waters off the North Carolina coast to drilling for oil and gas. NCLCV is one of more than a… Continue Reading Coast Watch: ‘Rally to Raleigh’ Next Monday

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Washington Watch: EPA Could Greenlight Coal Ash Pollution

Washington Watch: EPA Could Greenlight Coal Ash Pollution Coal ash pollution? No problem, the Trump EPA wants to say. The Trump Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is trying to administratively rewrite the Clean Water Act to narrow the pollution it restricts. Their proposed changes could give a greenlight to seeping contamination from coal ash pits.… Continue Reading Washington Watch: EPA Could Greenlight Coal Ash Pollution

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Campaign Watch: What’s Up with Elections Boards?

Campaign Watch: What’s Up with Elections Boards? The NC Supreme Court has thrown out as unconstitutional a set of legislative changes to the boards which conduct elections in North Carolina, while the legislature just passed more changes. Why do we still not have a working state elections board for the 2018 elections, and what’s happening… Continue Reading Campaign Watch: What’s Up with Elections Boards?

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Legislative Watch: No Action on Clean Water

Legislative Watch: No Action on Clean Water State legislators last week adjourned until May, without providing the funding needed for state agencies to deal with toxic GenX and other “emerging” water pollutants. The state House had passed legislation which conservationists regarded as providing a ‘down payment’ on the equipment and training needed for NC Dept.… Continue Reading Legislative Watch: No Action on Clean Water

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