Cape Fear River


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Cape Fear River

A river rising in central North Carolina and flowing about 320 km (200 mi) southeast to the Atlantic Ocean north of Cape Fear.
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Noun1.Cape Fear River - a river in North Carolina that flows southeast to the Atlantic Ocean at Cape Fear
NC, North Carolina, Old North State, Tar Heel State - a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
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The NC Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and Health and Human Services (DHHS) began investigating the presence of a compound known as GenX in the Cape Fear River in June 2017.
State officials believe elevated concentrations of GenX found at a water treatment facility along the Cape Fear River can be attributed to an Oct.
The March for Science - Wilmington, which was held on April 22, 2017, was attended by more than 700 people, and endorsed by local non-profits and businesses, including, among others, Cape Fear River Watch, Suit Up Wilmington, Keep New Hanover Beautiful, Earth Day Alliance, Psi Chi UNCW Chapter, Sierra Club, Down to Earth Aromatics, Surfrider Foundation, and Scuba Now.
Two months later Cushing exhibited similar daring during the Union assault against Fort Fisher on the Cape Fear River.
The objectives of this study were to quantify the density, distribution, and bycatch of DCPs in 6 selected waterbodies on the central and southern coast of North Carolina, from Core Sound south to Cape Fear River, within 3 habitat types typically fished by crabbers that use hard-shell crab pots, marsh creek, margin of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), and estuarine edge (within 50 m of shoreline).
One idea for the restoration, restoring area fisheries, was proposed by Frank Yelverton, executive director of the Cape Fear River Watch.
If all goes well, by the end of the year the finished product ends up cruising on the Cape Fear River.
Utilities believe that by building the new pipeline they will be able to deliver an extra 60 million gallons of water per day to the region spanning from the Cape Fear River to Dam No.
Army Corps of Engineers, the snail was likely once common throughout the lower Cape Fear River basin, especially in the numerous antebellum rice plantations, when the river was still shallow and fresh nearly to its mouth.
From his modest home near the Cape Fear River, Sam Malpass can glimpse the tall stacks of Duke Energy's Sutton Steam Electric Plant, a looming reminder of the environmental dangers threatening his family.
As part of the project, Balfour Beatty will construct a 7,185 foot-long bridge over the Cape Fear River in North Carolina.

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