Environment

Legislative Watch: They’re Baaa-aaack!

Legislative Watch: They’re Baaa-aaack!

By Dan Besse Once again the eerie echoes from an old Poltergeist sequel whisper across our state capital, as the NC General Assembly begins its 2016 budget “short session” in Raleigh this evening. As reported last week in CIB, worries to watch for include legislation recommended by the Environmental Review […]

by · April 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Columns, Community, Environment, Guests
“Welcome to Dukeville” Micro Doc Premiers Online

“Welcome to Dukeville” Micro Doc Premiers Online

The story of one North Carolina community’s struggle for clean water against a state government that seems intent on protecting the vast Duke Energy Corporation at the expense of  regular folks.  Sometimes you have to take the fight to the man when it comes to our most basic human rights, like access […]

by · April 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
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Entertainment Line-Up Confirmed for the 2016 Piedmont Earth Day Fair

By Staff Piedmont Environmental Alliance, the nonprofit organizer of the 11th Annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair, anticipates a crowd of more than 10,000 visitors at the event on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds from 10 AM–5PM. With the support of local sponsors and community partners, organizers are […]

by · March 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Environment, Guides & Events
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Piedmont Environmental Alliance Announces Plans for Eleventh Annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair

By Staff Piedmont Environmental Alliance, the nonprofit organizer of the annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair, anticipates a record crowd of more than 10,000 visitors to the eleventh annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair to be held Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. With the support of local sponsors and […]

by · March 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Environment, Guides & Events
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Free Radon Testing Kits Available Across the State

By Staff The NC Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging North Carolinians to test their homes for radon. Officials are distributing free radon test kits through county health departments. This year marked the first year all 100 counties are participating in the NC Radon Program, administered by the […]

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Let Citizens’ Climate Lobby Volunteers Lobby You So You Can Learn How to Lobby Congress

By Staff Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a national grassroots organization that is lobbying Congress to put a price on carbon. Local CCL volunteers have been busy meeting with legislators and talking about climate change and what we can do about it. On Wed. November 18, from 6-8pm, they’ll be meeting […]

by · November 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
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The City of Winston-Salem Wants Your Input on Miller Park Improvements

By Staff City of Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks Department is soliciting input from citizens about their priorities for improving Miller Park. Citizens can go online to give their opinions on the importance of such measures as safety, lighting, accessibility, historic preservation and more. The improvements will be part of the […]

by · November 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Environment, Government Services
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North Carolina Clean Transportation Tour Coming to Sci-Works

By Staff The NC Clean Energy Technology Center is hosting a Clean Transportation Tour that will take place in Concord, Winston-Salem, and Raleigh. The second stop, on October 21st, will be in Winston-Salem. The tour is an opportunity for invited guest (including corporate executives, fleet managers, elected officials, and other […]

by · October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
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Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour Returns to Winston-Salem as Part Of Yadkin Riverkeeper’s Clean Water Weekend

By Staff   Yadkin Riverkeeper’s Second Annual Clean Water Weekend will witness the return of the nation’s largest environmental film festival of its kind – The Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Tour. The weekend is a celebration of clean water that benefits Yadkin Riverkeeper’s work to preserve North Carolina’s […]

CCD Micro-Doc – Walnut Tree: We Shall Not be Moved

CCD Micro-Doc – Walnut Tree: We Shall Not be Moved

  In the spring and early summer of 2015 residents of southern Stokes County, NC were targeted by powers who wish to frack in their community. Plagued already by the toxic effects of coal ash, the battle for their rights begins.    

by · July 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Environment