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Fifth Grader Spurs Change at WCU

Cullowhee Valley School fifth-grader Liam Tormey’s testing of the Tuckasegee River led to Western Carolina University staff taking steps to reduce future sediment pollution.

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Communities Find Solutions to Stormwater

The University of Kentucky’s rain garden is used as a living-learning lab for students. Photo courtesy of the University of Kentucky

To help reduce polluted stormwater from overwhelming nearby waterways, Appalachian cities, towns and universities are deploying green infrastructure and other creative methods.

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