It's time to protect our rivers and lakes
Nobody should be allowed to treat half our rivers and streams as their own private sewer. We need to close the loopholes in the Clean Water Act now.
Through Environment North Carolina, thousands of citizen members are teaming up with a professional staff to stand up for the places we love and the environmental values we share.
We knocked on tens of thousands of doors to shine a spotlight on a hidden provision in the state budget that prevented land conservation along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Lawmakers removed the prohibition in their 2012-2013 budget, and began to restore devastating cuts to land conservation programs.