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for Friend O’ Wildlife Vol. 18 Issue 4, Sept-Oct 1974
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Henderson’s plans for a sewage treatment plant on Sandy Creek in Warren County, North Carolina has hit some snags. Despite being located in both Warren and Franklin Counties, the Sandy Creek project has not held public hearings outside of Henderson. A current petition opposes the location of the plant and public hearings would aid in better understanding the public’s concerns.
After issues raised about needing more local representation, conservationists are pleased with the concessions made on the final rewrite of the North Carolina Coastal Area Management bill, which has passed both houses of the General Assembly.
Boating accident reports received by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission’s Division of Motorboats and Water Safety how shown a decline in accidents from 1972 to 1973. However, concerns are still high as most of the reported accidents could be eliminated with the use of safety equipment and education.
Stone Mountain State Park is a unique geological formation that lies on the Alleghany-Wilkes county line in North Carolina. The park however, is surrounded by a tightening of development. Land tracts, increased tourism, and upscale property threaten the park which for now is saved through private and volunteer efforts.