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Covering a large watershed, we are in need of volunteers to help represent Haw River Assembly at events in the community! Volunteers interested will help staff educational tables at public events like Chatham Agriculture Festival, Earth Day events, and more. Our

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Meet the Artists Behind “The Spirit of the River” 

An interview with Emma Skurnick and Jan Burger Meet the Artists Behind “The Spirit of the River”  An interview with Emma Skurnick and Jan Burger 5/24/2024, by Madison Haley, HRA Plastics Program Assistant The Haw River Assembly has a long

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Cleaning Up Carolina: Bottle Deposit Bill to Reduce Litter

Cleaning Up Carolina: How a Bottle Deposit Bill Can Reduce Our Litter Problem by Madison Haley (Plastics Program Assistant), 5/17/24 On May 2nd, legislators in the North Carolina General Assembly proposed a new bill titled the “Litter Reduction Act of

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Make Polluters Pay, Not Public Waterways!

As the EPA passes enforceable PFAS limits, the culprits of this pollution are not being held accountable. Downstream drinking water providers are to be burdened with costs for treatment, rather than polluters. What are the new limits? No higher than

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Why become a member of HRA? Check out these exciting 2024 events!

Join us today! View our membership page HERE!

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HRA hosts virtual 2024 Legislative Update!

Check out our 2024 legislative blog HERE.

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Town of Pittsboro Press Release on 1,4-dioxane: 1/25/2024, 5:27pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 25 JANUARY 2024 Media Contact: Colby W. Sawyer, MPA CEM | (919) 542-4621 ext. 1108 | csawyer@pittsboronc.gov Town of Pittsboro Continues to Move Forward with Phase II Improvements at Water Plant The Town continues to move forward

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HRA in the News: News and Observer by Adam Wagner – Disney and our Open Letter calling for more environmentally friendly building practices

Article Link HERE Adam Wagner 8–10 minutes The 1,500-acre Asteria community — part of the company’s Storyliving by Disney brand — will include 4,000 single-family and multifamily homes, including housing aimed at adults ages 55 and older. The Haw River

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HRA In The News: Times News, Burlinton, NC – State of the Haw Speaker Series

thetimesnews.com ‘State of the Haw’ talk taking place in Pittsboro TIMES-NEWS STAFF 1–2 minutes PITTSBORO — The Haw River Assembly is hosting a free presentation of its annual water quality report, “State of the Haw.” Haw Riverkeeper Emily Sutton will present

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HRA in the News – Times News, Burlington, NC – Burlington’s 1,4-dioxane into the Haw River.

thetimesnews.com Burlington targets company for harmful chemical discharge TIMES-NEWS STAFF ~3 minutes BURLINGTON – A local manufacturer is suspected of being behind a sudden spike in a potential cancer-causing chemical in Burlington’s sewage, the city said in a press release.

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