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

Coal ash legislation is moving fast

Coal ash legislation is moving fast

Coal ash legislation is moving quickly through the North Carolina legislature and our representatives need to hear from us on this important issue. http://www.wncn.com/story/25782274/nc-bill-would-require-duke-energy-to-close-coal-ash-dumps-within-15-years Although this proposal goes further than what Governor McCrory proposed, there are still a lot of issues with the legislation. While Riverbend has already been picked out for a somewhat higher … Continue reading