The North Carolina General Assembly is back in action for its 2021 session – and MountainTrue is ready with a list of requests for legislators to protect Western North Carolina’s natural resources. >>more
The County Commission approved 40 new solar installations at county buildings, local public schools and A-B Tech. Thanks to everyone who made their voice heard to achieve this result! >>more
In this edition of the Raleigh Report, we take a look at Governor Cooper’s new appointee for DEQ Secretary and run down our WNC delegation and their committee appointments.
In this month’s E-News we say goodbye to a much love environmental champion, celebrate Black History Month with a look back at the Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike as a prelude to the Environmental Justice movement, and drill down into why microplastics are not such a micro-problem.
In our most recent blog post, our High Country Water Quality Administrator Hannah Woodburn explains that while personal change is important, our consumer choices alone are not enough to fix the plastics pollution crisis. Check out Hannah’s post to learn more about the history of plastic pollution, ongoing legislation to combat the issue and our sampling program to identify microplastics in WNC’s waters.