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for Popular Government Vol. 67 Issue 2, Winter 2002
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North Carolina has made progress in recycling waste; however, waste reduction varies among the state's one hundred counties, ranging from a high of 491.1 pounds per person in Montgomery County to a low of 4.17 in Robeson County. Coe and Hickman discuss reasons for this and practices municipalities and counties can use for waste reduction.
Local governments are authorized by state law to collect animal license fees on cats and dogs within their jurisdiction. However, revenue collections are low in many areas because a large number of animals go unlicensed. Clark suggests an approach to increase animal licensing and revenues.
After the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, anthrax began appearing around the country. One man who had traveled in North Carolina died from inhaling it. The article describes how the state responded to this threat at the local and state level.