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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.

Monster Enviva Wood Pellet Plants Invade Northeast NC Communities

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In November of 2011, Enviva, a major corporate wood pellet producer with international sales, began operations at a former Georgia Pacific sawmill in Ahoskie, NC. Residents close to the plant have faced 24/7 extreme noise levels and bright lights. They’ve lived with sticky wood dust that coats cars, buildings and lungs in just a few minutes, as well as dangerous heavy truck traffic. While European power plants seek . . . → Read More: Monster Enviva Wood Pellet Plants Invade Northeast NC Communities

Don’t Miss Gasland 2 with Josh Fox

Monday, Oct. 7 at 7:00 PM – Durham Co-sponsors: Working Films’ Reel Power & Clean Water for NC

Join us for a special screening of Gasland, part II with filmmaker Josh Fox!

Tickets for this event are FREE but you must reserve a ticket online, print it from the email confirmation, and bring it to the theater at least 15 minutes early for admission.

Donations of any amount are welcome – all donations . . . → Read More: Don’t Miss Gasland 2 with Josh Fox

Communities triumph over water privatization

Clean Water for NC was proud to welcome Mary Grant as a speaker at our 28th Annual Meeting, and we’re thrilled to be able to share it with all of you! Mary is a researcher for Food and Water Watch, a national consumer advocacy organization that works to ensure the food, water and fish we consume is safe, accessible and sustainably produced. She was an intern with Clean Water for NC in 2006 while she . . . → Read More: Communities triumph over water privatization

Meet Ohio: Swing State and Casualty of Fracking’s Hazards

At the 28th Annual Meeting of Clean Water for NC, Kari Matsko of the People’s Oil and Gas Collaborative in Ohio spoke powerfully about her first-hand experience with the natural gas industry. Her presentation, “Voices from the Ohio Shaleplay and Lessons Learned” is the personal perspective of an “accidental activist” from a state where lack state or federal oversight has wreaked havoc on the lives of communities. She explores property rights, the effects of deep . . . → Read More: Meet Ohio: Swing State and Casualty of Fracking’s Hazards