Environment

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Re-Branding Duke Energy

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Re-Branding Duke Energy

By Andrew David Cox             Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
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Piedmont Land Conservancy to host New Year’s Day Hike at Lindale Farm

By Staff   Piedmont Land Conservancy, the local land trust serving our community, will kick off its 25th anniversary year with a guided hike and farm tour at Lindale Farm, PLC’s first protected farm encompassing 109 acres along the Deep River in High Point. PLC invites the people of the […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
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60 Minutes Features Dan River Coal Ash Spill

By Staff   On Sunday legendary news-magazine show 60 Minutes reporter Leslie Stahl and her crew took a hard look at Duke Energy’s coal ash spills and leaks.  In the segment (see below) Stahl interviewed Duke CEO Lynn Goode, former Duke Energy employee Governor Pat McCrory (who has appointed many current […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 1 comment · Community, Environment
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Developing: New Coal Ash Leaks Found at Duke Energy’s Yadkin River Power Plant

By Staff   According to the Yadkin Riverkeeper massive coal ash pollution leaks have been discovered pouring from Duke Energy’s Buck Power Plant into the Yadkin River. Testing by the conservation organization confirmed this week that the extensive coal ash seeps, which have not been previously identified or publicly disclosed […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
CCD Editorial Cartoon – Keystone XL Pipeline Jobs

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Keystone XL Pipeline Jobs

By Andrew David Cox           Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. His […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 5 comments · Community, Environment
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Yadkin Riverkeeper Petitions EPA for a Superfund Assessment of Alcoa Badin Works

By Staff   According to a press release the Yadkin Riverkeeper has asked the United States Environmental Protection Agency to conduct an investigation into the shuttered Badin Works aluminum smelter in Badin, NC, in order to determine whether the smelter should be declared a Superfund site. From 1916 to 2007, […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
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Amendment One is Done – SCOTUS Not to Hear Appeals – Lower Court Rulings Stand

By Chad Nance   Human rights advocates had much to cheer about Monday as the Supreme Court of the United States refused to hear appeals in several cases where states were defending bans on gay marriage. This affirms the lower court rulings that have roundly ruled such legislation (like North Carolina’s […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 3 comments · Community, Environment
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Landfill Accepting Boxwood Yard Waste To Fight Spread Of Boxwood Blight

By Staff   To help contain the spread of a boxwood blight that has arrived in the Winston-Salem area, the Hanes Mill Road Landfill has received state permission to accept boxwood cuttings. No other yard waste will be accepted at the landfill, in keeping with state regulations. Boxwood cuttings will […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment, Government Services
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Enter To Win the CCD-Clean Water Weekend Ticket Giveaway

CCD is teaming up with the Yadkin Riverkeeper to give away tickets to the Clean Water Weekend Wild and Scenic Film Festival, which is being held in Camel City September 26-28, 2014. CCD is giving away 2 sets of 2 tickets to each of the scheduled screenings (days and times […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
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Pigs & Pippins! Old Salem Harvest Day Scheduled for October 18

Visit Old Salem Museums & Gardens for a fall Harvest Day on Saturday, October 18 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. As part of the festivities, Old Salem will celebrate two classic German food favorites: pork and apples. Enjoy crisp fall weather and tour the historic town of Salem. Participate […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment