The Lake James Environmental Association actively monitors, comments on, and makes sound recommendations on issues that affect the beauty and health of Lake James and its watershed.  We are currently watching and are engaged in the conversations related to the revision of The State Environmental Protection Action (SEPA), Senate and House Bills S434 and H56PCB Testing, and Water Supply Issues.  If you are aware of an issue that needs to be brought to our attention, please contact us immediately.  

Latest news:

March 12, 2018 – McDowell County Commissioners pass a new Watershed Ordinance impacting the Lake James Watershed. Click here to learn more.

August 11, 2017 – A study is underway by RTI International of Raleigh to examine the future impacts of land use changes on the water resources of the Catawba-Wateree Basin. Click here to learn more about the study.