Blogs

Tell FERC to fix its broken pipeline permitting process

FERC is currently accepting online comment to inform how it should change its harmful pipeline policy. The comment period is open until July 25, 2018. 

Re: Docket # PL18-1-000 - FERC’s request for information and stakeholder perspective to help the Commission explore how it should revise certification of new natural gas transportation facilities.

The current process is extremely outdated and does not appropriately or adequately evaluate whether a proposed natural gas project is or will be required by the present or future public convenience and necessity.

EnvironKids Camp

EnvironKids Camp

On June 27th, the Waccamaw RIVERKEEPER® partnered with Campbell Global and North Carolina State Parks to help with the EnvironKids Camp visit to Lake Waccamaw State Park. Campers were given the opportunity to canoe on the lake and learn about forestry and water quality through exciting hands-on activities.

Pure Farms Pure Waters

Pure Farms Pure Waters

After suffering for years, families who live near a hog farm in Bladen County, NC won a $50M verdict in their nuisance case against Smithfield, the corporation that controls much of the hog industry in NC.

In response, the NC legislature turned around and passed legislation to restrict the rights of the people and communities impacted by these factory farms.

Careers Come Naturally

Careers Come Naturally

with RIVERKEEPER® Challenge

The Careers Come Naturally event, hosted by Friends of Coastal SC, gave us the opportunity to introduce approximately 100 5th graders from Kensington Elementary (Georgetown County) to our RIVERKEEPER® Challenge youth water monitoring program.

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