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Decolonizing Earth Day

Thursday April 22 Earth Day at 7 pm online:  “Decolonizing Earth Day: A BIPOC Perspective.”  Haw River Assembly is hosting an online panel discussion with our Board members Nicole Spivey, Crystal Cavalier, Ayo Wilson, Jeannie Ambrose, and, former member Maribel

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HRA Challenges Greensboro 1,4-Dioxane Pollution

North Carolina Agreement with Greensboro Violates Laws A legal challenge of the state’s agreement with Greensboro over this toxic pollutant was filed on April 9 in the N.C. Office of Administrative Hearings by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf

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Virtual Haw River Festival!

Saturday May 1 4:00 – 5:30 pm More details at Haw River Festival

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March 20 2021 Clean-Up-A-Thon was a BIG success!

Our 30th annual clean-up of the Haw River Watershed took place on Saturday, March 20th, 2021. We organized our annual clean-up into 35 small teams throughout the watershed, along many river and creek locations. See the trash tallies, a list

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Chatham Park/DOT REVISED 404 Permit Application Should be Denied

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HRA Annual Membership Meeting

Watch the recording of our Annual Meeting held on Saturday, Nov. 14: Keynote Speaker: Crystal Cavalier Keck, with opening blessing and closing ceremony by Jason Crazy Bear Keck. Presentations by staff on our issues and projects, and introducing our new

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Mapping Environmental Justice in the Haw River Watershed

This fall, our UNC-CH intern, Lucy Gray, worked with us to build a community mapping tool that displays specific environmental justice issues within the watershed. The map contains data about potential and existing sources of pollution overlaid with demographic data

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Weaving Together a Community Through Sustainable Farming

Isaiah is the chef and a co-owner of The Eddy, a cozy pub tucked on the banks on the Haw River in Saxapahaw, N.C. The Eddy serves dishes like summer ratatouille with spicy duck merguez sausage, purchasing almost every box

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The “Virtual” Learning Celebration is Happening Now!

For 30 years we have put on this fantastic river education program, bringing over 48,000 children to “The Best Field Trip Ever! But this year, due to Covid -19, we’re taking it online! We’ve created 6 episodes on video to

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NC Denies Key Permit for MVP Southgate!

The permit was denied outright in August 2020, meaning there were no conditions under which Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) Southgate could make corrections and resubmit. NCDEQ’s denial letter focused predominantly on the failures of the MVP mainline through WVA and

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