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Upcoming Events

July 4, 12PM, Arden: July 4th Lake Julian Action: Independence From Fossil Fuels! Peaceful protest on the lake. Details. Direct action training on July 2nd: details. If you can bring a canoe contact Kat Houghton, kathoughton@taconic.net.

ACP Public Hearings on Water /Wetland 401 Permits (sign up begins 5:00 pm):
July 18: Fayetteville, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Fayetteville Technical Community College, Cumberland Hall Auditorium, 2201 Hull Rd.

July 20: Rocky Mount, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Nash Community College, Brown Auditorium, 522 N. Old Carriage Rd.

Promoting Water Waste?

How water and sewer rates discourage conservation and hurt small households

Climate scientists predict frequent, more intense droughts and periods of extreme flooding in the 21st century. It’s enough to drive anyone to do what they can to conserve water! But the way some water and sewer bills are currently calculated in North Carolina, people who do use less water are actually penalized, not rewarded.

Charging by volume of water used gives families incentives . . . → Read More: Promoting Water Waste?