‘The Devil We Know’: Your Questions Answered

We hosted a film screening of The Devil We Know in Wilmington, September 6. Nearly 425 citizens showed up for the film and the discussion afterward with Cape Fear Riverkeeper Kemp Burdette, Southern Environmental Law Center’s NC Director Derb Carter, and nationally-recognized lawyer Rob Bilott – who the New York Times Magazine called ‘DuPont’s Worst Nightmare‘. […]

Environmental Onslaught, Courtesy of Corporate Overreach

It’s no secret that the federal government has been eradicating environmental protections and altering the mission of many of the Administration’s environmental and natural resources agencies over the past year and a half.  Some states are combating this assault by enacting state laws to protect the vital environmental resources that support their public’s health and […]

NC Farm Act Amendment: “Right to Farm” or “Right to Pollute?”

A federal judge recently awarded citizens living near a large (15,000 head) hog-rearing factory in rural North Carolina damages for the nuisance caused by the facility’s open-air waste management processes, in which hog manure and urine is liquefied, stored in giant outdoor cesspools and then sprayed on land near their properties.  The lawsuit targeted the […]