Swimming Upstream: The State of North Carolina’s Waters

Swimming Upstream: The State of North Carolina’s Waters is the first comprehensive report that details the work of Riverkeepers across North Carolina. This state has a proud history of environmental protection. However, 2016 was a year of vast devastation and increased pollution, from storms, the burgeoning hog and chicken industries, coal ash and other chemicals […]

Sludge In Our Waters

“Sludge In Our Waters” is a report from Waterkeepers Carolina that investigates how industrial chemicals in municipal wastewater sewage sludge contaminate surface waters in North Carolina when the sludge runs off of agricultural fields into streams. Accompanying the report is a new mapping tool that shows locations of permitted sludge fields in North Carolina; the […]