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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Join Us Online Thursday, November 4th at 7PM The Haw River Assembly is hosting the nationally recognized Wild & Scenic Film Festival online this year! Join us November 4th for an evening of environmental and adventure films that depict the beauty of the natural

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HRA Annual Membership Meeting – Sat. Nov. 13 at Jordan Lake

The HRA Annual Membership Meeting will be held outdoors at Jordan Lake on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 13, at the Seaforth picnic shelter/pavillion. Paddling, lunch and time to enjoy the lake will be offered. Our keynote speaker will be Donna Chavis,

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Join Us for the Online Screening of Invisible Hand – Rights of Nature Documentary

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 23, FILM AVAILABLE STARTING AT 6:00 P.M. ET (AVAILABLE FOR 24HRS), REGISTER FOR SCREENING HERE JOIN US FOR A POST SCREENING LIVE Q&A STARTS AT 7:45 P.M. ET (JOIN WITH ZOOM INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE)

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Slides from Forum on Industrial Contaminants

 Haw River Assembly held a public meeting on August 26 to discuss the industrial contaminants in the Haw, Pittsboro’s drinking water – and solutions – with a panel of leading scientists researching this issue.    Powerpoint slides from the presentations by

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Chatham Park Development Agreement Public Hearing Continued Until September

The Pittsboro Town Board will continue the public hearing from August 23 on the Development Agreement for the 7000+ acres of Chatham Park, and will hear more public comments on the North Village Small Area Plan. Both items are woefully

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Triennial Review Virtual Public Hearing -written comments due August 3

Our Chance to Speak Out for Stronger PFAS and 1,4-Dioxane Standards for our Waters! This is a process that only happens every three years, and is our opportunity to push the state to set stronger protections for surface waters. 1,4- Dioxane

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HRA Joins NC DEQ to Defend their Denial of Key Permit for MVP Southgate

NCDEQ has used it’s authority to reissue the denial of the stream crossing permit for the MVP Southgate project. This followed an original denial letter in August of 2020 and a federal court hearing that ruled NCDEQ had the authority

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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, 2021 in the N.C. Office of Administrative Hearings by the Southern Environmental Law Center on

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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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