Monthly Archives: March 2011

Joint Regulatory Reform Hearing- April 15

We need your voice at a public hearing in Hendersonville on Friday, April 15 to stand up against attacks on current state environmental and public health protections. Some legislators and their lobbyist friends are complaining that current environmental and public … Continue reading
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Hike Max Patch to Lemon Gap:April 30

SATURDAY, APRIL 30 – Meet at 10:00 a.m. in Asheville. Back around 3:30-4:00 pm. Hike the Appalachian Trail from Max Patch to Lemon Gap, approximately 5 miles. Max Patchis a bald mountain with breathtaking 360 degree views of the surroundingmountains. … Continue reading
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Sierra Club Nuclear Forum: April 6

As Nuclear is Reconsidered: Can We Have A Renewable Energy Solution Without Nuclear? Dirty Energy Makes Dirty Waste, Here in NC? A Nuclear Forum with invited speakers Dot Sulock, of UNC at Asheville, and Mary Olsen, the Southeast Regional Coordinator … Continue reading
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Saturday, January 15

Mountains-to-Sea Trail Meet at 1 in Asheville. Back around 4:00. Mountains-to-Sea trail. Hike to Haw Creek Overlook. Nice stretch of trail. Distance around 4 miles. Moderate level of difficulty. (We’ll go even if there’s snow.) Contact: Lisa McWherter: lisamcw2@gmail.com or … Continue reading
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Saving Southern Forests: March 2

Dogwood Alliance’s KFC Campaign On March 2, Danna Smith will talk to us about Dogwood Alliance’s campaign targeting KFC. Nowhere is US paper consumption and waste more obvious than in the fast food industry. While other leading fast food companies, … Continue reading
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Coal Ash Update

North Carolina’s Division of Water Quality is due to reissue the permit for Progress Energy’s coal ash ponds in Arden off of I-26, hopefully, by the end of 2010. Currently the permit allows for unlimited amounts of toxic metals: arsenic, … Continue reading
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