North Carolina Deserves Safe Water

Clean water is a right, not a privilege.

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Legislators Are Protecting Polluters Instead of People

The North Carolina General Assembly has cut important protections for our water, leaving the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) unable to enforce environmental compliance for corporations. Water contamination issues like GenX can be prevented with action from lawmakers as well as proper allocation to the government agencies created to keep us safe.

Areas Affected

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality found toxic GenX in treated drinking water, the Cape Fear River, groundwater, rain, fish, and even honey.

Not knowing if our water is safe to drink, swim, or fish in is unacceptable.

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Prevent Future Contamination

Make your voice heard – contact your legislator and ask them to prioritize clean water in North Carolina. We need funding adequately distributed to ensure our water is safe and properly tested to stay protected.

Water Quality Updates

Stay up-to-date on the latest water quality news in our state.

What’s in the water? Don’t ask, lawmakers say

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We need to invest in better water treatment

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What’s happened since we first learned of GenX a year ago? A lot.

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OPINION: GOP’s budget fails on GenX actions

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Finding GenX

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