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for Currents Vol. 19 Issue 4, Fall 2000
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While there were many promises of action to prevent environmental catastrophe like that which followed Hurricane Floyd, the government has been slow to enact policies and the momentum of the effort is slowing down.
While the expected backlash from the pollution of Hurricane Floyd didn’t happen, scientists are still waiting for the other shoe to drop as the toxins are still sitting on the bottom of the river. The long-term effects of the Hurricane are still unknown.
A high number of voters are saying that environmental issues will be a big factor in how they vote in the election. This overwhelming attention to the environment went across party and county lines.
The Pamlico-Tar River Foundation has founded a new regional land trust to protect the waters of the Upper Tar River Basin.