The North Carolina chapter of the Sierra Club issued its endorsements this morning in the Chapel Hill Town Council election.
A friend shared this. It is really tough to protect our local environment with bad state bills.
The time to stop HB 765, the Polluter Protection Act, is now.
NC League of Conservation Voters From http://nclcv.org/news/cib/20150921/
Conservation Action: Stop the Polluter Protection Act!
The big environmental fight surely looming over the remainder of this legislative year deals with HB 765, now better known as the Polluter Protection Act.
Learn more about the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation (DEIS) for the proposed Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit (D-O LRT) Project. A formal public meeting where you can give feedback will be held on September 29.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill
Improvements and extensions to Bolin Creek Greenway have been in the works for years, and as Phase III of the project gets underway, the Town of Chapel Hill has released an interactive story map that will allow folks to track the project's progress.
I've embedded the map below, and you can check out a larger version of it on the town's website.
Has anyone else been getting phone calls from Karen of the NC Pork Council and also junk mail? We have received two phone calls and one postcard during the past week. Is some new lobbying effort going into the the state legislature to change rules about hog farms and waste lagoons? Our rural buffer and other rules limit large scale hog farms in Orange County. I hope no one is trying to make things worse.
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