Walk to School Day is October 5

October 5, 2016

20th Walk to School Day Inspires Communities and Mayors to Create Opportunities, Prioritize Safe Walking and Biking Released by Colleen Oliver and Caroline Mozingo, National Center for Safe Routes to School, Chapel Hill NC Step right up, Walk […]




Settlement to Offset Harm from Monroe Bypass Announced

September 15, 2016

Released by Kym Hunter (Southern Environmental Law Center) and Will Scott (Yadkin Riverkeeper) The Yadkin Riverkeeper, a nonprofit conservation group represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, on September 12, 2016, announced a million-dollar settlement with the North Carolina Departments […]




Festifall Returns to Chapel Hill NC on Oct. 2

September 14, 2016

Chapel Hill’s Festifall Arts Festival is designed to provide a unique  opportunity for the community, art enthusiasts, and artists to interact. Festifall takes place October 2, 2016, 12-6pm, on West Franklin Street in downtown Chapel Hill […]




Chapel Hill Creamery Recalls Cheese Products

July 29, 2016

Released by Portia McKnight, chapelhillcreamery.com Chapel Hill Creamery in Chapel Hill, NC, has announced a voluntary recall of all Chapel Hill Creamery cheese products because of a potential association with an outbreak of Salmonella infections. Health officials […]




Citizen Groups Take Duke Energy to Federal Court

June 14, 2016

Coal Ash Pollution Issue at Duke Energy’s Mayo Site Released by Kathleen Sullivan, selcnc.org The Southern Environmental Law, on behalf of the Roanoke River Basin Association, today brought a Clean Water Act enforcement action in federal court […]




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