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As part of the \"Highway Robbery\" series this article offers several suggestions for the elimination of wasteful spending on highways, and discusses the construction of I-26 through the mountains and the creation of bike routes along the highway.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 10 Issue 25, June 1992, p2-13, il Periodical Website
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871
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After the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is implemented, more and more NC companies may be departing for the cheaper labor economy of Mexico.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 10 Issue 45, Nov 1992, p7-9, il Periodical Website
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1119
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Hog farms and the hog industry in NC are loosely, if at all, regulated, which increases the threat of environmental and ecological damage.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 40 Issue 3, Sept/Oct 1992, p1-3, 10, por
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1239
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North Carolina law makes counties largely responsible for the medical care of their prisoners. In recent years the cost of these obligations has been staggering.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 59 Issue 1, Summer 1993, p2-9, por, f
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1468
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Although Ben Taylor, president of the Raleigh-based architectural firm Envirotek, is generally associated with the idea of unregulated growth, he has become a proponent of regional planning and light-rail transportation in the Triangle area.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 11, Mar 1994, p8-9, por Periodical Website
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1861
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Red Wolf Recovery program, an effort to reintroduce red wolves into their native habitats, is meeting with firm resistance from Hyde County residents who view the wolves as a threat to property and livestock.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 42 Issue 3, Summer 1994, p2-6, il
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2171
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The state's major pulp, paper, and mining industries are making a concerted effort to control pollution and improve the environment. Champion International now releases cleaner water into the Pigeon River, facilitating the river's recreational use.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 3, Mar 1995, p12-17, il
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2244
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North Carolina Senate Bill 733 created trust funds to aid state parks in paying for maintenance, development, and land acquisition. The legislation is controversial in that it shows the state's interest in providing funding, but does not mandate funding.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 43 Issue 1, Winter 1995, p2-6, il
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2396
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Critics of the Endangered Species Act contend that animal rights take priority over those of landowners. Three state landowners whose property provides a habitat for three different species show that profit can be realized and wildlife also protected.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 43 Issue 2, Summer 1995, p2-5, il
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2917
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For years, Governor James B. Hunt, environmentalists, and private citizens have been urging the General Assembly to act to protect the coastal ecosystem, but it took hog spills, fish kills, and closed waters to cause legislators to act.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 44 Issue 2, Spring 1996, p2-6, il
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3093
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The gamelands program, administered by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, purchased 18,000 new acres in 1996 for hunting and fishing. New lands include Three Top Mountain in Avery County and 2,200 acres along the Roanoke River.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 44 Issue 4, Fall 1996, p2-5, il
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3530
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Wildlife populations rise and fall. For example, game animals, including deer and wild turkeys, existed in low numbers during most of the 20th-century. However, wildlife management has contributed to their remarkable recovery.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 44 Issue 3, Fall 1997, p2-6, il
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3544
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Economic development incentives, including tax incentives and financial aid, are used by states to attract businesses. Being outbid by other states for companies like Mercedes-Benz has led the state to formulate a policy on incentives.
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North Carolina Insight (NoCar JK 4101 N3x), Vol. 17 Issue 2 and 3, Dec 1997, p23-30, 34-45,48-49, il, f Periodical Website
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3601
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Modular chip mills that can be located anywhere have increased wood chip production. On average, the state's 17 mills clear-cut 127,000 acres yearly. There are questions as to how this will affect soil and water quality and wildlife.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 46 Issue 1, Winter 1998, p2-4, il
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3747
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The Neuse River Foundation was formed in 1980 by New Bern area citizens concerned over the health of the Neuse River. It is a model for eco- activism. Among its approaches are hiring a river keeper and taking legal action to ensure polluters obey the law.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 15 Issue 45, Nov 1997, p11-15, il Periodical Website