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NC General Assembly - Clean Up Jordan Lake Now!
  • Petitioned North Carolina State House

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North Carolina State House
North Carolina State Senate

NC General Assembly - Clean Up Jordan Lake Now!

    1. Sponsored by

      League of Conservation Voters

Jordan Lake provides drinking water for 300,000 North Carolinians and is enjoyed by many for boating, fishing, and swimming. Unfortunately, nitrogen and phosphorous pollution from upstream threatens the safety of its water.

In 2009, the North Carolina Senate set up a system of rules to prevent this dangerous pollution from flowing into Jordan Lake, but three years later nothing has been done because the General Assembly has repeatedly dragged their feet on the implementation. And now the North Carolina Senate is trying to pass a bill that would repeal the 2009 rules and further delay the cleanup of the lake.

We have to act quickly if we’re going to protect Jordan Lake and the water that so many depend on. Please sign our petition urging the General Assembly to clean up Jordan Lake now!

Recent signatures

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    1. Reached 8,000 signatures
    2. Decision-maker Verla Insko responds:

      Verla Insko

      Thanks to everyone who has contacted me about the critical need to clearn up Jordan Lake now and immediately to implement the 2009 rules. I voted against delaying the rules and will continue to work to get the rules implented. Until we do...


    3. Reached 5,000 signatures
    4. Decision-maker Charles Jeter responds:

      Charles Jeter

      To the many of you have inquired about the Jordan Lake status, I am responding via mass email here. I have tried to respond individually to each of you, but when you send an email through change.org it does not give me your return email ...


    5. Decision-maker Stan Bingham responds:

      Stan Bingham

      Dear Constituent:

      Thank you for your email regarding Jordan Lake. I agree that this is a serious matter that deserves attention. I will consider your suggestions and discuss them with my colleagues, while I study the issue.

      I appr...


    6. Reached 4,000 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Anita Kanitz STUTTGART, GERMANY
      • 3 months ago

      “How can we be so arrogant? The planet is, was, and always will be stronger than us. We can't destroy it; if we overstep the mark, the planet will simply erase us from its surface and carry on existing. Why don't they start talking about not letting the planet destroy us?”

      ― Paulo Coelho, The Winner Stands Alone

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    • ZILKA DAMIEN AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FRANCE
      • 5 months ago

      I SIGN BECAUSE, THIS JUST CAUSE AND USEFUL !!!!

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    • Maria Brasfield GASTON, OR
      • 7 months ago

      clean water means better health for all of us

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