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Upcoming Events

March 4-19, Eastern NC: Walk To Protect Our People And The Places Where We Live
Join APPPL for a Walk along the NC ACP route. The walk will begin in Northampton County, and end in Richmond County near Hamlet. Details.

Weigh in on closure plans for Riverbend Steam Station: March 16, 6PM (sign up to speak at 5:30PM) at Gaston College, Myers Auditorium, 201 Hwy. U.S. 321, Dallas.

March 26, 9AM-4PM, UNC Asheville: western NC stream volunteer training. RSVP to (828) 357-7411 / Eqilabstaff@gmail.com. $15-20 Donation requested, but not required. View more information.

March 27, 6-8PM, Boone: Water Justice Forum. Sponsored by Department of Sustainable Development and the Sustainability and Environmental Education Club at ASU. Presentations by Dr. Kelsey Pieper, VA Tech, and Katie Hicks, CWFNC. Details.

Peoples Hearing Success, July 28th

The Peoples’ Hearing, held on July 28th drew about 60 enthusiastic residents along the pipeline and folks from outside of the area there to show support. Many had deep concerns about the proposed plans and pathway for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline that will travel through 8 NC counties, mostly low-income and with high minority populations.

>>You can comment to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission about your concerns about the Atlantic Coast Pipeline by August . . . → Read More: Peoples’ Hearing Success! July 28

New Report: Dangerous Neighbors: Pipelines, Compressor Stations and Environmental Injustice

Clean Water for North Carolina is releasing a new short report – “Dangerous Neighbors: Gas Pipelines, Compressor Stations, and Environmental Injustice”. The U.S. is currently in the midst of an expansion of the natural gas infrastructure that has far outpaced the knowledge of impacts on people and the communities in which they live. With natural gas being touted as the “clean” bridge between coal and renewable energy, regulators and legislated incentives have cleared the way . . . → Read More: New Report: Dangerous Neighbors: Pipelines, Compressor Stations and Environmental Injustice

Remembering Isaac Coleman, leader for justice

Isaac Franklin Coleman, Jr. (1943-2016)

Clean Water for North Carolina staff and Board of Directors remember Isaac Coleman, who passed away earlier this month after a short battle with cancer, as a friend, admired fellow activist, and generous man who contributed enormously to guiding our organization during the 11 years he served on our Board of Directors.

In early 2005, we welcomed Isaac to our Board as a seasoned social justice and civil rights . . . → Read More: Remembering Isaac Coleman, leader for justice

The power of united communities in 2015

Empowering communities to protect their environmental rights is what we’re all about here at Clean Water for NC. Sometimes that means working closely with a single neighborhood to organize against a proposed polluting facility or to get a safe water supply. In other cases, it involves connecting individuals, organizations, and communities together to face a widespread threat or existing environmental injustice, such as fracking, coal ash dumps or water privatization.

We know how important . . . → Read More: The power of united communities in 2015