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Upcoming Events

Now – June 27, Chapel Hill, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMNathalie Worthington’s “Honoring Habitat” exhibit at NC Botanical Gardens

June 21Raleigh, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Statewide Clean Energy Action & Justice Day to call on NC legislators to support 100% clean, renewable energy & the suspension of new fossil fuel infrastructure, Halifax Mall, 300 North Salisbury St.

June 23 – DC, 10:00 AM, Poor People’s Campaign “Rally to Fight Poverty, Not the Poor” at the Capitol! Join to cap off the 40 Days of Action & to launch the next phase of this nationwide movement

The Empty Promises of Privatized Wastewater in NC

We often talk about the impacts of drinking water privatization in North Carolina, but did you know that out of state for-profit corporations are also buying up small sewage treatment plants? Utilities Inc. and its subsidiaries have over 19,000 sewer customers in 19 NC counties, and Aqua NC has 12,000 sewer customers in 19 counties. Apart from these two “giants,” there are 70 more private companies operating sewage systems in the state.

Small sewage . . . → Read More: The Empty Promises of Privatized Wastewater in NC