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16644
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The NC Coastal Federation is asking interested people to help the 25-year-old nonprofit \"turn the tide\" toward balanced coastal preservation and restoration by increasing staff resources to tackle the looming questions on the horizon to ensure a balanced solution for the future of our beaches, sounds and inland rivers. The Friends of the Coast campaign is seeking $3 million to abate \"coastal pollution and degradation\" and to create an endowment and reserve funds to assure continuing revenues.
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16651
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The NC Coastal Federation license plate surpassed 5000 plates sold. The popular program, which began in 2006 through North Carolina's Division of Motor Vehicles, has contributed to $177,000 to date to the non-profit environmental group.
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19301
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There was a time Lena Ritter never attended public meetings or made speeches, but when a developer wanted to turn pristine and undeveloped Permuda Island, North Carolina into a planned community of condos and marinas, she and other local fishermen fought back, and eventually Ritter became president of North Carolina Coastal Federation.
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2541
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The North Carolina Coastal Federation, with over 3,000 members and associations like the Pamlico-Tar River Foundation, is one of the most effective environmental advocacy groups in the state.
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27674
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The North Carolina Coastal Federation is a nonprofit organization that protects the natural North Carolina coast. Formed in 1982 in response to peat miners’ plans to harvest land near the Pamlico and Albemarle sounds, the federation members spend much of their time removing crab pots and other debris from coastal waters.
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34323
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The North Carolina Division of Water Quality drafted a response to a petition filed by the North Carolina Coastal Federation to require Brunswick County to obtain an NPDES Storm Water Phase I permit prior to being issued authorizations for construction of the East-West Brunswick Regional Wastewater Treatment Facilities. The petition asks that Brunswick County obtain a storm water permit to regulate storm water discharges because of reports concluding that shellfish closures in the area result from storm water runoff.
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34881
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North Carolina’s coast is home to diverse and unique ecosystems, plants, and animals. The NC Coastal Federation was created in order to protect this area, as well as provide sustainability and restoration projects.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 11, April 2018, p74-93, il, por Periodical Website
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38299
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The oyster has played an important role in the development of Eastern North Carolina and its people over the centuries. Nonprofits like the North Carolina Coastal Federation seek to undo the damage done to this vital bivalve by overharvesting and pollution, which have decreased its population by 50% since the nineteenth century.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 4, Sept 2011, p116-120, 122, 124-128 Periodical Website