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Protect NEPA

NEPA

The Council on Environmental Quality is taking comments on its revisions to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) from harmful revisions that will gut the Act’s effectiveness. NEPA has protected you and your community from exactly the kinds of dubious and reckless conduct that happens when industry proposals get a rubber stamp instead of a hard look. That’s why it is so important to protect NEPA. #ProtectNEPA and #ProtectYourVoice.

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.

Reduce plastic waste

While enjoying an afternoon on our rivers, the last thing you want to see is discarded waste floating by or think about how our drinking water has become threatened by our trash.

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