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Oct. 7, 10:00 AM, Science Advisory Board meeting with focus on hexavalent chromium & other unregulated contaminants, Archdale Bldg, Ground Floor Hearing room, 512 N. Salisbury St. Raleigh

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Victory for Coal Ash Communities Across NC!

You did it! You spoke out against injustice, and won!

On April 1st, DEQ announced that communities across North Carolina will have toxic coal ash removed from unlined, leaking pits and placed in lined landfills. Since the Dan River spill 5 years ago, impacted coal ash community members and advocates have been coming together to demand cleanup of the coal ash that Duke Energy dumped in their communities.

There have been . . . → Read More: Victory for Coal Ash Communities Across NC!

DEQ Public Meetings on Final Closure of 6 Major NC Coal Ash Sites

As DEQ announced the ranking of 6 large coal ash sites in NC as “low risk” on Nov. 14th, they also announced public “meetings” to give the public a chance to give input on closure plans for these sites. We know that Duke wants to close these sites by “Capping in Place” to save in cleanup costs, but that will only leave the ash looming over communities and leaching toxic contaminants into groundwater, . . . → Read More: DEQ Public Meetings on Final Closure of 6 Major NC Coal Ash Sites

Environmental Justice Network Meets in Northampton County!

The North Carolina Environmental Justice Network will hold a meeting Saturday, Dec. 29, in Gaston, close to I-95! Hosted by The Concerned Citizens of Northampton County, this meeting will cover environmental and social justice topics, including impacts of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and discussion of the election outcome.

Click HERE to Register to let us know you are coming, as lunch will be provided!Please RSVP by 4PM on Friday, December 21

If . . . → Read More: Environmental Justice Network Meets in Northampton County!

Does Your Residential Well Need Testing after Flooding or Another Contamination Event?  

Do you suspect that a drinking water well may have been contaminated by floodwaters or another recent contamination event? The Alliance of Carolinians Together (ACT) Against Coal Ash has funding to help you test your well for several common types of contamination. We’ve arranged with Pace Analytical Laboratories to analyze well water samples for community groups or impacted individuals for the following types of contamination if you see indications:

Coal Ash (indications include: . . . → Read More: Does Your Residential Well Need Testing after Flooding or Another Contamination Event?