Monday, February 8, 2010

Top 10 endangered places in the Southeast 2010

Posted By on Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 12:51 PM

Knowledge is power. Now that we know what's going on, what are we going to do about it? Better question: What are you going to do about it?

[The Southern Environmental Law Center] is using the power of the law to defend hundreds of imperiled areas, to ensure clean air and water, and to help chart a new energy future for the Southeast. We have targeted ten special places that are facing immediate, potentially irreversible threats today. Ranging from the Southern Appalachians to the South Atlantic, this year’s Top Ten Most Endangered Places list illustrates the ecological, scenic, and cultural riches at stake in the South—and the important actions needed in 2010 to protect our environmental heritage and the legacy we will leave for future generations.

Here's a link to more information about the threats facing Catawba-Wateree River basin.

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