North Carolina’s wintery blast may be dominating local news coverage, but it’s far from the only environmental story that needs to be on your radar this week.
Make time today to read Policy Watch reporter Sharon McCloskey’s latest piece – Reverberations of a coal ash spill – that clearly explains how we got to the Dan River coal ash problem. Rob Schofield explains in his Weekly Briefing – The tip of a very large and dangerous iceberg – why North Carolina needs a complete 180 on its environmental policy.
If you missed it earlier this week, take six minutes to watch Rachel Maddow’s segment on the coal ash spill and the state’s pattern of blocking environmentalists from challenging the utility company in court:
Finally, mark February 27th on your calendar. That’s the date for our next Crucial Conversation luncheon in Raleigh with very special guests Amy Adams of the group Appalachian Voices and State Rep. Pricey Harrison. Register here.