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Coastal Growth Stunts Livelihoods

Fisheries Remain Stable

Havelock Hearing Centered Around Sewer Allocation

Lake-area Residents Battle Over Sediment Build Up

Nominations Being Taken for 3rd Annual Iredell County Awards

City to Increase Cash Flow for Storm-water Projects

Monitoring of Shellfish Areas Gets a Boost

Other Options Sought for Pier

Lake a Real Quagmire

State Could OK Cutting Runoff Fees Temporarily

Stormwater Violations Could Cost Businessman $10,000

Crowds Leave a Beach Trashed

US Livestock, Corn Groups Support EPA's Revised Feeding Ops

Water, Sewer Update Expected for Trent Woods Commission

Stallings Leaders Debate Stance on Union Buffer, Facilities Measures

Fogg: Stormwater Regulations

Storm Runoff Closes Some Beaches

Raging Runoff Fouls Pool on Father Peters

Appeal Filed to Deny Stormwater Permit Allowing Development

Did Construction Cause This Erosion?

Neighbors of Cary Creek Seek Halt to Nearby Development

Path to Cleaner Waters

Poultry Industry Flocks to Pender

Willing Participation Key to Greens Creek Cleanup

City, County at Odds Over Stormwater Project

Pact to Protect the Haw River

Coastal Report Card Not Good

Up a Creek, no Paddle

Keep Shellfish Edible

Residents Fret Over Stormwater Runoff

Another Year of Good, Clean Eno Fun

Atlantic Beach Takes Step Toward Wastewater Plant

Developer Pressed to Reduce Project's Density

Rain, Runoff, Water and Our Health

Red Mill Residents Alarmed at Runoff Into Pond

Storm Runoff May Worsen Bay's Water-quality Problems

Storm-water Runoff Ordinance in Works For County Commission

A Good System of Land-use Planning is in the Public’s Long-term Best Interest

Controlling Runoff

Fairview Beach is Closed

Guarding the Land From Above

Harrells ‘Wade and Wait’

It Was a Monsoon Mess

Parts of Banks Channel Still Closed to Swimmers

Residents Back Lake Erosion Plan

Sewage in Lake Julian

Backlash Defers Stricter Wetland Building Standards

City Crews Clear Drains Before Next Storm

Flooding Persists as Tropical Stream Passes Through Triad

Havelock to Opt Out of Division of Water Quality Agreement

Neighbors Sue City, Developer Over Rain Runoff

Rain Threatens More Than Fun

Recent Heavy Rains Have Eliminated Drought Conditions

Strong Storms Bring Flash Flooding

Taxes and Fees Rising in Belmont

Wastewater System Suffers 10 Spills

With the Much-needed Rain Come Problems With Insects

Borough Discusses Recent Flood

Dog Waste is Serious Problem at Beaches

Group Calls Statewide Water, Sewer Bond

Growth Panel Backs New Taxes in Wake

Rising Tide

Shellfish Signs

The cleanup process begins following floodwater damage

Too Muddy

Top Court Ruling Could Affect Del. Wetlands

Bags at the Ready

Coalition Hopes to Conserve N.C.’s Land With $1 Billion Bond

Encephalitis Threat Makes Mosquitoes More of a Danger

Good, Bad News on State of Estuaries

Marshland on Road to Recovery

Northwest North Carolina Under Flash-flood Watch

Bonds Would Help us Preserve Natural Heritage

Activists Push to Protect Water

Competing Interests Entrench on Opposite Banks of Illinois River Debate

DeBary Sues Over Missing Stormwater Pipe

Land Rush, Runoff Threaten Inner Coast's Water

One Developer's View: Water Quality is Vital

Stony Point Fails to File State Stormwater Report

Storm-water Project Little Comfort to Homeowners

Stream Team’ Looking Out for Water

Tiny Beaufort County Town Decides it Needs Breathing Spell

Commissioners OK Trent Woods Budget for 2006-07 Thursday

Huntersville-Northcross Park and Ride

Report Points to More Beach Water Pollution

Water Board Extends Ag Waivers for Five Years

Banking on Green Policies

City Looks to Rein in Storm Water

Justices Muddy The Legal Waters

3 States' Petitions to Protect Forests OK'd

74-home Project OK'd for Pittsboro

Alberto Inflicts Greenway Damage

Get Active at the Eno

Grant Will Help Water in Frankton Ditch

Land for Tomorrow

Life in the Flood Plain

Researchers: Dire Consequences of Creek Pollution

Runoff Clogging Lake Cove

State Funds for Pollution Control

Swimmers in Manatee Shrug off Bacteria Warning

A Moment of Your Time?

Boating Access to be Expanded to Include Park

City Council Defers Decision on Wal-Mart

County Objects to Permit for Wal-Mart

Jamestown Council OKs Mackay Road Development

Mountainside Building Could Lead You Down a Slippery Slope

Planning Commission Working Toward Annexing E. Main Land

Pond Safety Ordinance Nears Approval

Survey Finds DeBary Voters Back Stormwater Bonds

Budget Gets OK by City Council; Some Fees Go Up

Editorial: In Harm's Way - Flooding Reminds of City's Illogical Policy

Filing Period Open for Soil, Water Board

Fowl Runoff Spurs Fierce Poultry Fight

Group Urges EPA to Crack Down on State Over Permits

Gypsum Helps Curb Runoff of Soil Phosphorus

North Carolina's Mountaintop Homes Stir Debate

Planning Commission Approves Stormwater Treatment Facility

Portion of Ordinance Eroding

River Walk and Talk

Stinky Shoe? Whom to Blame For Pet Poo

Supreme Court Tackles Wetland Protection

Survey: Many Dog Owners Don't Scoop the Poop

Thursday is a Big Day for Lake Jackson

Water Still on Rise in County

Water Watch, Storm Runoff Heading Here

Complaints Aired Concerning Storm Water Utility

Craven to Receive Money for Program

Dog Excrement Creates Problems In State

Flooding Worries - Runoff from Storm Makes Its Way Downriver

Green Tax Incentives

Heavy Rains Cause Sewage Spill in Plymouth

Local Fishermen: Brunswick County Expansion Hurting Environment

Oysters are Writing Own Survival Manual

Residential and Construction Garbage is on the Rise

Soil-and-water Supervisors Help Farmers Behind the Scenes

8:45 am | Tired of Dog Poop on Your Lawn?

Pollution Now Clouds County's Once-clean Rural Creeks

Shellfish at Center of Murky Issue in N.C. Clean Water Fight

Storm Water Fees Increase

Watershed Plan Aims to Control Flow of Pollutants to Huron River

Collecting Toxic Waste From Homes

Crabtree Flooding

Let's Hold State to Million-acre Promise

Littering far Outweighs Ticketing

New Guidelines Seek to Prevent More Crabtree Flooding

Part 1: What's Wrong with Wakulla Springs?

Section of Creekside Looking Trashy in Chapel Hill

Sewers Back Up Because of Flood

Storm Created a Sewer Crisis

Where the Rubber Ducky Meets the Road

Advocates Say Farmers Deterred from Cleaning Up Runoff

Runoff from Alberto Causes Flooding in Eastern N.C.

Toxic Algae Found in Second Jefferson Lake

Town Council Passes Steep-slope Moratorium

Cobbossee Lake goes in Right Direction

Duck Adopts Budget

Stormwater Troubles, Part 2: Natural Designs May Aid Pollution Solutions

Supervisors to Review New Runoff Plan Intended to Reduce Pollution in Creeks

Barrow Floats Stormwater Fees

Losing Our Nature

Nitrogen Runoff Fee Increase Delayed

City Holds Lecture on Stormwater

Another View: Chemical Use

Creek Closer to Health and no Longer a Threat to County Buildings

New Storm Water Rules Begin July 1

‘Significant’ Fish Kill Reported

After Big Buildings Came, Stormwater Runoff Became an Unfixable Problem

Bipartisan Bill to Improve Federal Storm Water Program Would Boost Housing Affordability

High Bacteria Count Closes Part of Arnold's Mill Creek

Pennington Proposals Adddress Sump Pumps, Yard Waste and Stormwater

Reduce the Harmful Effects of Stormwater One Yard at a Time

Water and the Density Debate

We Have It, Let's Use It

Chemical Use Survey Good First Step

Contribution from Stanbacks Helps Conservation Trust Protect 22.7 Acres Along Blue Ridge Parkway

Down the Drain

Official: Storm-water Fee Increase Needed for Bigger Pipes

Residents are Protesting The Clear-cutting of Trees Along Alexauken Creek Road by PSE&G

The Dark Side of Agriculture

We all Depend on Our Forests

Beyond The Waterfront

Coastal Water Contamination Increases with Population

Commissioners Say No to Clean Water Bill

Development Strikes at The Soul of N.C. Coast

Large Fish Kill in Potomac Probed

Officials Still Lack Answers for Swim Advisories

Port Townsend Council Adopts State Stormwater Rules, but Building Group Balks at Costs

Rampant Growth Needs Bounds

Report on Goose Creek Island ditches, Flooding is Filed

Rockledge Considers Restaurant at Stormwater Park

Tree Ordinance Proposed in North Carolina

Tree Removal Growing Trend

Washington County Still Feeling Effects of Hurricane Isabel

Waters Edgy

Building a Parking Pad May Get a Lot Harder

Coast's Allure Puts It At Risk

Coastal Cooperation a Priority

Deputies: Man Dumped Fuel Into Storm Drain

Developer Will Reforest Va. Shoreline

Fee Increase Dampens Development

Getting Testy

Legislature Must Get Serious About Cleanup of State's Lakes, Rivers

Neuse River Days Slated for Weekend

Saving a Way of Life

Windber Flooding Upsets Residents

Feds Not Just Treading Water

Friends of the River Awards Go To 4 Locals

Green by Design: Committee to Study Proposed Tree Ordinance

Land Management Workshop Planned

Rampant Growth Poses Dilemma for Regulators

River Days Ends with Cardboard and Ducks

Storm Water Runoff Poses Pollution Threat

What is Duck? Council Continues Public Hearings on Lot Coverage and Area

Better Beaches?

Commercial Property Tagged by Stormwater Fees

Cruise Offers a Fine Buffet of `Eco-heritage'

Everyday Pollution Called Main Threat to Streams

Iredell to Take Over Control of Erosion

Report: N.C. Growth Hurts Coast's Appeal

River Foundation Asks for Help Testing Water

Stem the Tide

$249 Million to Spend

Bay Will Benefit From Nansemond River High Rain Garden

Greening of Liberty: Festival is Aimed at Helping Students Celebrate Caring for Their Environment

Stormwater Fee to Remain For Now

Illinois Farmers Reduce Tillage, Help Environment

Assembly Passes Bill Seeking to Protect Sea Otters

Chicago Ranked #1 in Survey of Green Roofs Planted

Hokulia Settles With State on Runoff Violations

Nitrogen Management Essential Part of No-till Systems

Poorly Planned Development Lands Shenandoah on Endangered Rivers List

Shrewsbury Mayor Lauded for Long-range Vision

City Eyes Same Tax Rate

City Looks at Storm Water Fee

City Will Pave

Developer Trims Caswell Landing

Guest Columnist: Cooperative Effort Needed to Reduce Gulf Dead Zone

Inspector to Take a Look At Site of Sediment Runoff Into River

Storm Water Eyed as Possible Contamination Source

Trees By Lake Coming Down

Dirt Berm a Pile of Grief For Homeowners

Hosing Things Down is Often Wasteful

Permits Considered For Storm Drains

Retailers Attempt To Spruce Up Eco-image

Students Design Rain Garden to Help Mill Creek

Water Conservation: Try Rain Barrels

Years in The Making, Lowe's Store Closer

Cleanup Group Faults Unsecured Loads

Clean the Water

Laurelmor Representative Speaks About 6,200-Acre Resort In County

Some Use River as Dumping Ground

Crews Will Be Working On The Stormwater Drainage System

Grand Strand Cleaning Up Surf

Issue of Storm-water Runoff Still a Wrestling Match

Our View: A Major Bond Issue to Preserve Land and Water is Essential to The State’s Future

'This is The Year' for Green Building

Tree Removal Grows Rampant Along Shore

Waterway Refurbished After Years of Neglect

Redevelopment Threatens Bogue Inlet Pier

A Study in Rebirth

Council Raises Questions on Items in Budget Plan

The Effects of Past Storms on Coastal Ecosystems

City Sued Over Sinkhole Repairs

Oysters Used to Ask For Funds

Stormwater Plans in Draft Stage First Nations and Environmental Groups Involved

Will Water Supply Go Dry?

California Paint Firm Must Pay $450,000 for Toxics Cleanup

CLF and Lowe's Reach Settlement

Commissioners Vote to Raise Stormwater Fees

FERC Draft OKs For Dam Removal

Frank Harmon Architect of Raleigh Honored at 2006 Triangle AIA Awards Program

‘Keep The Pier’ Campaign Gains Steam in Emerald Isle

Pittsboro Leaders Send Project Back a Step

Island Engineer Disappointed With Adopted Stormwater Plan

New Lab to Help Scientists Map Sources of Polluted Storm Water

Suburban Streams Important to Helping Bay Restoration

Bail Out Flood Insurance

Hyde Farmers Ask for Canal Cleanup

New Flood Maps Irk Brunswick Islanders

City Completes Beach Construction to Divert Stormwater

Tomorrow's Land

City Has Storm Water Ordinance

Council Wants Bond Referendum

County Dives Into Muddied Issue of Water Quality

Green Up Top. NOAA Helping River, From Its Roofs Down

Litter: No Relief

No Freedom at Freeman - For Now, Carolina Beach Will Enforce County's Leash Law

Of N.C. Cities, Durham's Fees Highest

Paddlers Find Plenty of Trash During Tar River Travels

Charlotte's Growth Is Rampant, Like It Or Not

Developers Staking Out Land Along Shoreline And Near Existing and Planned Highways

Garden Filters 30 Percent More Rain Into Ground

Help for Hog Farms

Lot Sizes Will be Getting Bigger

Officials Continue Work on Flooding

Pollution Microcosm

Zoning Request Leads to Wellhead Protection

City to Discuss Repair Shops Again

Impact Fees: Who's Right, Profs or Developers?

Pinecliff, Flanners Beaches to Close to Prevent Erosion

Budget Entails Raising of Fees

Judge's Ruling Will Allow Builder to Put Up Homes

Natural Disasters and Unnatural Sprawl

Part 1: Sustainability Concerns Escalate

Thousands of Properties Tainted by Leaky Underground Tanks

Wanted: Oysters For Creek

High Country Conservancy Protects Horseshoe Farm

Officials: Careful With The Water

Plans to Curb Stormwater Pollution Take Root

Sandy Mush Conservation Lauded

Trout Season Makes Splash at Stone Mountain

Watershed Group Works on Proposed Stormwater Rules, Seeks Input

Council OKs Stormwater Utility, Fee

Sewer Group Digs Into Issues

Some Residents Seek Preservation Rules

Storm Water Discussion Rises Again in Council Chambers

Stormwater Plan Approved

Wrangling Begins on City's New Budget

Billboards Show How We're Polluting Lakes

First Permit Approved for Hope Mills Dam

Our View: Water Going Into Homes is Being Addressed. Stormwater Needs Attention Too

Dallas Agrees to Spend $3.5 Million on Stormwater System Improvements

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