Proposed Legislation Weakens Protection for air and water

The North Carolina General Assembly is proposing a 54-page list of changes to environmental regulations so bad that even DENR is warning against the move. In a 12-page analysis distributed to North Carolina lawmakers, DENR warned that one proposal could cause “severe environmental damage,” while another could result in federal authorities moving in “to take … Continue reading

Trash on Mountain Island Lake shores

Trash on Mountain Island Lake shores

Trash on the shores of Mountain Island Lake has been an ongoing problem for some time. Although everyone should be able to enjoy the lake, it is expected that everyone will also treat the lake and its shores with respect, and “leave it as they found it.” Unfortunately, some folks are leaving mounds of trash … Continue reading

Vote for Clean Water!

Vote for Clean Water!

Making informed voting decisions, in spite of the crap in your mailbox. Ahh voting season…that wonderful time of year when we can’t seem to escape from the relentless tv ads berating this or that politician. My 11-year-old son can recite them verbatim. The other day he said, “Mom, did you know that Kay Hagan is … Continue reading