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24344
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The Pigeon River and the area around it has become vastly polluted as a result of industrial businesses. This article discusses the history of the river, how it became polluted, and the economic impact of such pollution.
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28977
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The public light-art show, Particle Falls, will occur every night in Raleigh from March 24 to April 23. Designed by Andrea Polli, an artist and scientist, the show primarily aims to draw attention to the polluting effects of vehicle emissions, which North Carolina's Department of Environmental Quality lists as one of the area's leading air pollutants.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 9, March 2017, p25, il Periodical Website
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12024
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Khanna discusses water and ground contamination in Durham caused by chemicals used in dry cleaning establishments. Cleanups are costly and funds for this purpose come from the state Dry Cleaning Solvent Cleanup Act. "There could be as many as 1,500 current and former dry cleaners in the state where perc is leaching into the soil, groundwater, and air inside people's homes and businesses."
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 3, Jan 2010, p5, 7, il Periodical Website
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35809
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Noted first were reasons to appreciate the Coast and its waters, particularly sites that lend appeal. Land marks ranged from the well-known Outer Banks to perhaps lesser known Bird’s Island. Towns included famed Kittyhawk to the famed by relatively few Duck. As for what he saw as evidence of being taken for granted: pollution of air and water, destruction to dunes and wildlife. Out of an enduring appreciation for, and mounting concern about, he called for all North Carolinians to restore the Coast and its waters for future generations and out of a sacred duty.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1979, p40-42, 56-60
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36201
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The presence of pollinators is of increased concern for scientists, gardeners, and farmers, due to decreased pollinator populations worldwide. For a pollinator friendly garden, the author recommended flowers preferable to pollinators such as Passion vine, Milkweed, Coneflower, and Dahlia. Other factors to consider are a protective environment and ample water sources.
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