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Ripple Effects: Your Vote, Our Waters – A 2024 Voter Education Series from the Haw River Assembly

Early Voting opens in North Carolina next Thursday, February 15 for Primary Elections During Early Voting, between February 15 and March 2, you can register to vote if you are a new voter or update your voter registration if you

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State of The Haw Greensboro

You will hear from Hannah Welborn-Lewis, our Outreach and Events Manager, who will address topics ranging from sediment issues to industrial contaminants and how they affect YOU! We will provide you with action items to help keep our river clean and

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Proposal of Buc-ees in Mebane draws considerable opposition:

There is great pposition to the construction of Buc-ee’s, in Alamance County, the proposed largest gas station in the world. The proposed 32.5-acre station with 120 pumps could draw 25,000+ visitors a day, leading to degradation of environmental and quality

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Virtual 2024 Legislative Update from Emily, your Haw Riverkeeper

Need a comprehensive legislative update for the year 2024? Emily Sutton, your dedicated advocate and Haw Riverkeeper for the Haw River (and its surrounding watershed community), will explore the latest legislative updates, policy changes and regulatory developments that have a

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Groundbreaking PFAS Settlement: Our Thoughts

The Haw River watershed has seen decades of industrial pollutants from its legacy of textile production. Before the Clean Water Act was enacted in 1972, the Haw was a dumping ground for industrial wastes. The river notoriously flowed in whatever

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