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:

421 Minuet Ln Ste 205

Charlotte, NC  28217-2784

Phone: 704.679.9494

Fax: 704.679.9559

 

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Emilee Syrewicze

Executive Director

Emilee's Biographical Information

emilee@catawbariverkeeper.org

 

 

Rick Gaskins - Photo at Finch Hatton, Queensland, Australia

 Rick Gaskins

Immediate Past 

Executive Director  

Rick Gaskins Biographical Information

704-408-3487 cell phone

rick@catawbariverkeeper.org

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Sam Perkins

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Sam Perkins Information

704-651-5974 cell phone

sam@catawbariverkeeper.org

 

 

 

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Diana Daniels

Marketing Manager

diana@catawbariverkeeper.org

 


Peter Phillips PhD

Water Quality Research Director

crf@catawbariverkeeper.org 

 

To report a pollution violation

Call 1.888.679.9494 toll-free

 

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News
May 26, 2015 Spring 2015 Lake Wateree Cleanup Nets 1,800 pounds of trash
On Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, 16 volunteers put on cleanup show for those enjoying Wateree.
May 20, 2015 Court Temporarily Enjoins N.C. Mining and Energy Commission from Accepting or Processing Fracking Permits
Lawsuit Contends Legislative Appointments to the Commission Violate Separation of Powers in North Carolina Constitution
May 06, 2015 CRF Submits Coal Ash Permit Comments
These NPDES permits are the first up for renewal since the 2014 Dan River coal ash spill and are for all three sites in a 29-mile span of the Catawba River: Allen (Lake Wylie), Marshall (Lake Norman) and Riverbend (Mountain Island Lake
Apr 21, 2015 BREAKING: Residents Around Duke Coal Ash Sites Told Not to Drink Their Water
Letters sent to Duke Energy's neighbors after DENR's testing reveals contamination of groundwater wells.
Apr 21, 2015 Ask Your NC Legislator to Oppose HB 795
The NC General Assembly is proposing to gut the law (SEPA) that requires consideration of environmental costs and benefits when public money is spent or public land is used. This law has helped us expose wasteful projects that would harm the Catawba River and allowed us time to work out a better solution, including unnecessary inter-basin transfers and wasteful highway projects that would increase sprawl.
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Report Pollution in the Catawba River

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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421 Minuet Ln Ste 205 . Charlotte, NC 28217-2784 . Phone: 704.679.9494 . Fax: 704.679.9559