Monthly Archives: January 2012

Alert: Stop Clearcutting around state billboards

Please email Governor Perdue at governor.office@nc.gov and write a Letter to the Editor of Asheville Citizens-Times (address below) and Mountain Xpress: letters@mountainX.comDear Gov. Perdue,Last June the State Legislature passed SB 183 allowing for clearcutting around state billboards. On Jan. 19, … Continue reading
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Wed, Feb 1 – Richard Kark will present “River Canoeing Adventures”

Sierra Club’s Richard Kark will present “River Canoeing Adventures,” a slide show of hundreds of adventures on Class III and IV whitewater rivers in Appalachia, Northern Canada, and the American West Program: February 1 , 7:00 pm at the Unitarian … Continue reading
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Victory for Buncombe County Lighting Ordinance!

On Jan. 17 Buncombe County Commissions overwhelmingly passed powerful lighting standards for the county by a vote of 4-1. WENOCA Sierra Club and Bernie Arghiere of the Astronomy Club were instrumental in the passage of the ordinance which helps prevent … Continue reading
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Alert–Nuclear Power Plant 60 Miles from Asheville: Jan 19

There will be a public hearing Jan 19, 2012, 7 pm on Duke’s Lee Nuclear Station license application. The station is to be located in Gaffney, SC. Email comments to: lee.colaeis@nrc.gov referencing on subject line “76 FR 79228, Dec 21, … Continue reading
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