Category: Protection

At the Annual Meeting on September 29, Riverkeeper Brandon Jones reviewed the 2021 State of the River Report. The purpose of the report is to: provide the public with a consolidated assessment to the River’sContinue reading

On Friday the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) submitted comments on the behalf of Catawba Riverkeeper and partners opposing the draft Wateree Coal-fired power plant’s discharge permit. After being sued by the Sierra Club forContinue reading

By John Searby, Executive Director              Since coming to Catawba Riverkeeper a little over two years ago, I have had the amazing opportunity to learn so many new and interesting things about our river basin, theContinue reading

By Catawba Riverkeeper Brandon Jones Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) are dense blooms of toxin producing cyanobacteria capable of harming humans and warm blooded animals (usually dogs or livestock). They are increasing in frequency across theContinue reading

By Catawba Riverkeeper Brandon Jones There are two mining operations working to secure permits in the watershed: Piedmont Lithium in Gaston County (NC) and Luck Stone in Fairfield County (SC). Both operations are open pitContinue reading