Streams Must Be Protected


February 20, 2017

As a citizen of North Carolina and the earth, I’m appalled with the 115th Congressional vote to roll back protection of our streams and rivers. We need to protect our resources: water, earth, air and trees. We can’t do without any of these. Even though there are no coal mines active in North Carolina currently, there is coal in eastern North Carolina, which could potentially be mined in the future. More to the point, the larger issue is that irresponsible management of mining operations anywhere in our country affects the global ecology.

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