Tag: Haw River

Legal challenge filed against agreement allowing toxic 1,4-dioxane pollution in Pittsboro drinking water

Chapel Hill, NC – An agreement by state regulators with the City of Greensboro allows increased discharges of cancer causing 1,4-dioxane into the drinking water source for nearly one million people in violation of the Clean Water Act and state…

Protecting our Chatham County home

by Cathy Holt Pittsboro, NC – This is an excerpt from a letter that I recently wrote to a friend and decided that I wanted to share it with our dear Chatlist also. I know that “progress” is unavoidable when…

An unworkable solution in Bynum

by Tom Glendinning Pittsboro, NC – It appears to be an unworkable solution in Bynum. If people are floating, rafting, swimming in the Haw River all day long while they are drinking, they are guilty of making illegal discharges into…

Haw River water quality continues to improve

Debates on recent changes in Chatham County bureaucracy raise the question of the actual state of the water in the Haw River. Considering the alarmist warnings that the changes will degrade water quality, the future promises to continue the improvement…