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The 1973 General Assembly adopted a Sedimentation Pollution Act to deal with the problem of sediment run-off from erosion of land during construction operations. Governor Jim Holshouser discusses the problem of uncontrolled soil erosion, improper use of farmlands, and the new sedimentation law.
In a message delivered before a joint session of the General Assembly on April 12, Governor Jim Holshouser prescribed a comprehensive program for coping with the lack of adequate medical services in rural areas. As he pointed out, the problem is too complex to be cured by a single simple remedy, but a start must be made. Holshouser presents his speech in this article.
Governor Jim Holshouser discusses rural health care in North Carolina and plans for a medical school at East Carolina University. He also discusses trends in the medical profession, which include the lack of small town family physicians, the overflow of primary care, and the lack of accessible primary medical care.