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25208
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To combat new potential forms of pollution, a new water quality study program involving the citizens of the Albemarle, Pamlico, and Neuse River Sounds are taking action in new ways.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 13 Issue 1, Fall 1993, p6
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9700
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“North Carolina's Environment, 1981 Report” is a study by the departments in the North Carolina Division of Natural Resources on how the environment is being affected by such factors as population growth and industrial expansion. Areas discussed include land, water, air, and wildlife species.
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27587
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The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) knew that Duke Energy was polluting the Dan River and did nothing to stop it. The DENR and Duke Energy are now under federal investigation. Observers believe the DENR let the spill go as it is the EPA’s job to enforce clean water regulations, but the agency prevented citizen groups from suing Duke Energy. Some argue that this protected Duke Energy while putting citizens and the environment at risk.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 31 Issue 9, Feb 2014, p7-9 Periodical Website
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34176
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The report of the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Environmental Indicators is being finalized and will be presented to Governor James G. Martin and William W. Cobey, Jr., Secretary of the Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources. The panel developed a set of key environmental indicators to monitor trends in North Carolina’s environmental quality. The indicators combine into two indices of ambient surface water quality and ambient air quality.
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34202
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A report on biological monitoring in North Carolina streams recently released by the Water Quality Section of the North Carolina Division of Environmental Management shows improvement in water quality at twenty-six monitored locations and a decline in quality at five locations. This article provides a summary of the data collected through the Benthic Macroinvertebrate Ambient Network between 1983 and 1990. The data describe the biodiversity and species abundance in association with water quality conditions.
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34618
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This spring, Raleigh and the greater Triangle region competed in the nationwide event called City Nature Challenge, coming in sixth place. Competitors took pictures all over the city of animals and plants in order to determine what metropolitan area had the most wildlife. This collection, while a fun competition, also builds a baseline for species occurrence and diversity.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 25 Issue 2, Spring 2017, p6-7, il, por