Two radio ads are running this week that urge the legislature to keep the Jordan Lake clean-up plan, a plan that a Senate bill proposes to scrap.
After years of negotiation, new pollution limits for runoff into Jordan Lake were signed in 2009. They've never gone into full effect, but a Senate bill proposes to abandon the rules and start over.
The lake supplies water to Chatham and Wake counties.
WakeUP Wake County is running a one-minute ad on more than a dozen radio stations in the Triangle and the Triad supporting the clean-up rules. The Southern Environmental Law Center is running an ad on a Triangle country music station and a talk radio station this week. On Tuesday, business representatives delivered a letter to Gov. Pat McCrory, House Speaker Thom Tillis and other legislators signed by 40 small businesses supporting the rules.
Correction: who delivered the letter