‘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 […]

Three GenX Bills and a Call to Action

The General Assembly introduced three bills on managing the water quality crisis we are facing due to emerging contaminants like GenX. Representatives Davis, Grange, Iler, and Brisson introduced House Bill 972. Senators Lee, Rabon, and Meredith introduced Senate Bill 724. They are identical. Representatives Butler, Harrison, W. Richardson, and Floyd introduced House Bill 968. It is […]

At the Mercy of the Feds? EPA May Provide GenX Standard Ahead of State

Among Governor Cooper’s Science Advisory Board’s (SAB) primary objectives is to “act as consultants on DEQ’s determinations to regulate releases of contaminants,” i.e. provide a recommendation on a health goal that is enforceable by law.  They have held four meetings since October, 2017 and based on the most recent meeting’s discussion this past Monday, they […]