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Upcoming Events

Sept. 20, 12:30-2:30: Triangle Climate Strike! Join forces with Triangle students & communities as millions around the world walk out of homes and workplaces to join young people in the streets for the biggest global climate strike yet! Halifax Mall, 300 N Salisbury Street, Raleigh

Sept. 23, 10:00 AM, Climate Emergency: Tri-State Pipeline Strike! As part of the Global Climate Strike week of action, we will join w/  landowners across WV, VA, & NC impacted by the MVP, ACP and other climate-impacting threats. Communities resisting the pipeline threats will share their story and stand in solidarity to protect the region’s rights to clean water and to protect their future!

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Presentations from “Communities Rising for Safe Water, Air and Justice across NC”

Robie Goins, President, EcoRobeson

“The Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Other Environmental Injustices-a Lumbee Indian Perspective”

 

 

Steve Pulliam, Good Stewards of Rockingham County

“Impacts of the MVP Southgate and Growing Resistance”

 

 

 

 

Lisa Sorg, Environmental Reporter, NC Policy Watch

“Waiting to Exhale”

 

 

 

Amanda Strawderman, Program Coordinator, Clean Water for NC

Rachel Velez, Environmental Justice Organizer, Clean Water for NC

. . . → Read More: Presentations from “Communities Rising for Safe Water, Air and Justice across NC”

“Communities Rising for Safe Water, Air and Justice across North Carolina”

Clean Water for North Carolina’s 34th Annual Meeting Davie County Public Library, 371 N. Main St., Mocksville, NC 1:30 to 5:00 PM Refreshments Served

Registration Free for CWFNC Members and Students, $10 for non-members, $25 includes 1 yr. membership

Speakers include:

Kristen Wills, Staff Attorney, NC Waste Awareness and Reduction Network, “The Inequitable, and Disproportionate Impacts on Minorities/Low-Income North Carolinians from the Atlantic Coast Pipeline . . . → Read More: “Communities Rising for Safe Water, Air and Justice across North Carolina”

Reducing Plastic Pollution: A Priority

Chances are high that within your reach are many things made of plastic. Since the second World War plastic has become the material of choice for many of the products we use. It is lightweight and durable, and inexpensive to produce and purchase. In fact, many of the plastics we use are intended for only a single use. But while many find plastics cheap and convenient, there are hidden costs of allowing . . . → Read More: Reducing Plastic Pollution: A Priority

Why and How to Test Your Well Water

By Bill Rubin, Guest Author

Over three million North Carolinians get their drinking water from private wells, but not all private wells provide safe, drinkable water. Nothing’s more important to your quality of life and health than having well water you KNOW is safe. Store-bought test kits don’t give you the detection level you need to ensure water safety, and generally only test for one or two possible contaminants. Luckily our state can help you . . . → Read More: Why and How to Test Your Well Water