Environmentalists say policies limiting single-use plastics are necessary to curb NC’s growing microplastics problem | State and Regional News

An environmental advocacy group in Durham has been pushing for a countywide proposal to put a 10-cent fee on single-use plastic bags. Activists across the state have been eagerly watching to see if Durham’s local government officials will move forward on what would be the only policy on the booksContinue Reading

Environmentalists warn Grand Canyon could dry without dam fixes

The federal government must rapidly prepare plans to redesign Glen Canyon Dam’s plumbing to keep the Colorado River flowing through the Grand Canyon as the water levels behind the dam continue to fall, a coalition of environmental groups warned on Wednesday. Lake Powell is just a quarter full, its surfaceContinue Reading