Enraging: EPA Proposes to Raise Legal Levels of Radioactivity in Drinking Water

Enraging: EPA Proposes to Raise Legal Levels of Radioactivity in Drinking Water

Under the new proposal, no actions to protect the public would be taken even if radioactivity in drinking water were dozens or hundreds of times higher than Safe Drinking Water Act levels. This would force the public to use contaminated water containing dangerous levels of radioactivity far beyond the current standards

Why Give Away Our Economic Potential?

Why Give Away Our Economic Potential?

Let Kerr Lake Water Serve the Region It was Designed to Serve! Oppose the Kerr Lake Interbasin Transfer 1. Why are our regional leaders attempting to sell Warren County’s economic potential and future to prosperous counties south of Kerr Lake that could cap the...
Interbasin Transfer?

Interbasin Transfer?

Area citizens representing “Preserve our North Carolina Lakes Community” are holding an emergency meeting at the Vance Co. Commissioner’s Room, 122 Young St., Henderson, NC on Thursday, April 23 at 6:00 pm to discuss actions to be taken to stop local...

Resolution: Dan River Coal Ash Cleanup Must Continue

1) WHEREAS, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on July 18, 2014, decided to permit Duke Energy to arbitrarily abort its cleanup of the Dan River and instead to merely monitor the approximately 94% of the coal ash remaining in the Dan River and affected parts;...
A Stakeholders’ Collaborative Coal Ash Cleanup Model

A Stakeholders’ Collaborative Coal Ash Cleanup Model

Statement 1: “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed an enforceable agreement with Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (Duke) to perform a comprehensive assessment, determine the location of coal ash deposits and to remove deposits along the Dan River as deemed appropriate by EPA in consultation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service as a result of the coal ash spill that occurred at the Dan River Steam Station on February 2, 2014.”