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Woodward: Sediment The Top Pollutant – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 12/23/2019 at 3:29pm

Sediment is the number one pollutant in North Carolina, according to Mitch Woodward from the N.C. Cooperative Extension.

Woodward recently gave a presentation, “Small Scale Solutions to Protect Water Quality,” at a recent Transylvania Natural Resource Council (TNRC) meeting.

“When I came here to North Carolina, I thought I was going to be working with farms,” Woodward said. “I’ve heard a lot about swine farms. I heard all the Neuse River problems, polluted rivers. And what we quickly found out was after we trained farmers for nutrient management, farmers are doing a fairly go...

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