Catawba Riverkeeper Staff Information

All CRF staff can be contacted though CRF's general phone number (704-679-9494) or email addresses listed below. Because many of the staff spend a large portion of their time out of the office dealing with issues related to the Catawba River, if a cell phone number is listed below, it is generally the best way to contact that staff person by phone.

Executive Office:

715 N. Church St., Suite 120

Charlotte, NC  28202

Phone: 704.679.9494

Fax: 704.679.9559

 

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Emilee Syrewicze

Executive Director

Emilee's Biographical Information

emilee@catawbariverkeeper.org

 

 

   

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Sam Perkins

Catawba RIVERKEEPER®  

Sam Perkins Information

704-651-5974 cell phone

sam@catawbariverkeeper.org

 

 

 

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Diana Daniels

Marketing Manager



Hillary Zorman

 

Volunteer and
Outreach Coordinator

 

 
 
 

 

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 Rick Gaskins

Immediate Past
Executive Director

 

Rick Gaskins Biographical Information

704-408-3487 cell phone

rick@catawbariverkeeper.org

 

 
 

Peter Phillips PhD

Water Quality Research Director

crf@catawbariverkeeper.org 

 


To report a pollution violation

Call 1.888.679.9494 toll-free

 

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP PROTECT THE CATAWBA RIVER AND WATEREE RIVERCLICK HERE
 
 

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News
Jun 13, 2016 Dozens of Youth Reached in Water Education Outreach Program Pilot Lessons
May 18, 2016 DEQ RELEASES COAL ASH CLASSIFICATIONS, INITIALLY CALLS FOR CLEANUPS STATEWIDE
HOWEVER, ASKS FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO RE-EVALUATE CLASSIFICATIONS IN 18 MONTHS
May 03, 2016 RIVERSWEEP VOLUNTEERS REMOVE 7,020 POUNDS OF TRASH FROM LAKE WATEREE
On Saturday, April 16th 68 volunteers removed more than 3.5 tons of trash from the shores of Lake Wateree.
Apr 18, 2016 Catawba Riverkeeper Submits Coal Ash Risk Classification Comments for Allen (Lake Wylie) and Marshall (Lake Norman)
DEQ risk classifications will determine whether or not sites have to be cleaned up
Mar 29, 2016 Catawba Riverkeeper Files Motion to Protect Mountain Island Lake from Duke Energy’s Coal Ash Pollution
Duke appeals Riverbend permit, Catawba Riverkeeper (represented by Southern Environmental Law Center) files to intervene, especially given that CRF is still a plaintiff in two active lawsuits regarding Riverbend
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Help protect your River! 

Tell your Riverkeeper if you see:

  • Sewage Overflows
  • Failure to control sediment from construction sites
  • Illegal clearing of buffer areas
  • Fish kills 
  • Unpermitted discharges
  • Other issues that concern you

Click here to fill out a pollution report or to report water pollution to Catawba Riverkeeper by phone, call 1-888-679-9494 or 704-679-9494.  In addition, to informing your Riverkeeper, you should also report spills or contamination to federal, state and local environmental officials.

To report South Carolina water pollution call 1-888-481-0125.

To report North Carolina spills or fish kills, call your local regional Department of Environment & Natural Resources office during normal business hours (704-663-1699 for most Catawba basin areas or (828) 296-4500 for Burke, Caldwell, McDowell and other mountain counties) or 800-858-0368 after hours.  (For more information on NC spill reporting, click here)

Alliances

The Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation is a proud member of EarthShare North Carolina, the North Carolina Conservation Network, River Network and the Waterkeeper Alliance.  It also in in an alliance with Clean Air Carolina to address issues, such as sprawl, that cause air and water problems.

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715 N. Church St., Suite 120 . Charlotte, NC 28202 . Phone: 704.679.9494 . Fax: 704.679.9559