West End Revitalization  Association


PO Box 661  Mebane, NC 27302 Email: wera@wera-nc.org Website: wwww.wera-nc.org
EJ-MATRIX:  Risk Waste Management

Risk Manager--> Community-Based City/Municipality County State Regional Office State-NC Federal Region-4
  Local organizations NC League Municipalities NC Dept. Health and Human Services NCDENR Regional Offices NCDENR  Cynthia Peurifoy(404)562-9649
Risk Waste that monitor, test, promote PO Box 3069 Division of Public Health 585 Waughtown Street 1601 Mail Service Center Office of Environmental Justice 
\/ legal compliance (local, Raleigh, NC 27602-3069 1916 Mail Service Center Winston-Salem, NC 27107 Raleigh, NC 27699-1601 US EPA Region 4
V state, and federal) (919) 715-4000 Raleigh, NC 27699 (336) 771-4600 (919) 733-4984 61 Forsyth St., SW, Atlanta, GA 30303
v (919) 733-7081 peurifoy.cynthia@epa.gov
A. Drinking Water www.deh.enr.state.nc.us


 1) City/Municipal www.wera-nc.org www.nclm.org
 2) District www.ccvc39.org www.ncalhd.org www.esb.enr.state.nc.us/romaps/regionhead.htm
 3) Well Water www.ncalhd.org www.esb.enr.state.nc.us/romaps/regionhead.htm
B. Surface Water www.wera-nc.org www.nclm.org www.ncalhd.org www.esb.enr.state.nc.us/romaps/regionhead.htm www.deh.enr.state.nc.us


C. Groundwater  www.nclm.org www.ncalhd.org www.ehnr.state.nc.us/html/regionaloffices.html www.deh.enr.state.nc.us www.epa.gov/safewater
D. Indoor Air Quality  www.wera-nc.org www.nclm.org www.ncalhd.org www.ehnr.state.nc.us/html/regionaloffices.html www.daq.state.nc.us www.epa.gov/oar
E. Human Waste    
 1) City Collection www.ccvc39.org www.nclm.org www.ncalhd.org www.esb.enr.state.nc.us/romaps/regionhead.htm


 2) On-Site Septic www.wera-nc.org    
 3) Out-Houses    
F. Agri-Business www.ncejn.org www.nclm.org www.ncalhd.org www.ehnr.state.nc.us/html/regionaloffices.html www.enr.state.nc.us  
 1) Animal Manure www.members.aol.com/tillery www.epa.gov/agriculture
 2) Pulp Mills www.epa.gov/ebtpages/industry.html
 3) Pesticide Run-Off www.bluespringscdc.com www.epa.gov/pesticides
G. Industrial www.nclm.org www.ncalhd.org www.ehnr.state.nc.us/html/regionaloffices.html www.enr.state.nc.us www.epa.gov/ebtpages/industry.html
 1) Air
 2) Water
 3) Soil
 4) Traffic/Noise
H. Landfills www.ccvc39.org www.nclm.org www.ncalhd.org www.ehnr.state.nc.us/html/regionaloffices.html www.deh.enr.state.nc.us www.epa.gov/osw
I. Underground www.wera-nc.org www.nclm.org www.ncalhd.org www.ehnr.state.nc.us/html/regionaloffices.html www.deh.enr.state.nc.us www.epa.gov/region4/water/ust/index.html
   Storage Tanks
J. Battery Discard www.nclm.org www.ncalhd.org www.ehnr.state.nc.us/html/regionaloffices.html www.enr.state.nc.us www.epa.gov/osw
K. Transportation  www.wera-nc.org www.nclm.org www.ncalhd.org      
 1) Traffic Route www.ncdot.org/contact/findcounty www.ncdot.org www.fhwa.dot.gov
 2) Traffic Access www.ncdot.org/contact/findcounty www.ncdot.org www.fhwa.dot.gov
 3) Relocation Act www.ncdot.org/planning/development/tip/TIP/Trans www.ncdot.org www.fhwa.dot.gov
 4) Air, Water, Noise www.ehnr.state.nc.us/html/regionaloffices.html www.enr.state.nc.us www.epa.gov/otaq 
L. Toxic Waste www.nclm.org www.ncalhd.org www.ehnr.state.nc.us/html/regionaloffices.html


 1) PCB, Petroleum www.ncdot.org/contact/findcounty


 2) Trace Metals

West End Revitalization Association

Community-Based Environmental Protection  *  Community Development Corporation

Cherish Every Drop of Water You Drink

     On November 14, 2003, the West End Revitalization Association - WERA celebrated it ninth anniversary at the Annual Fundraising Awards Dinner. Young adult members of WERA's DREAM-Network hosted this special occasion.

     We were blessed the presence of friends, family, and community partners. This Enviro-Art called "Cherish" by Kojo E. Wilson was presents as awards. The short poem below was written in recognition of the "Cherish" and each dinner guests, board member, and community partner was encouraged to add lines or verses in dedication to the poem. WERA needs everyone's support and commitment to eliminate environmental hazards that threaten the public health of Mebane's low-income and minority communities.

ďCherish Every Drop of Water You Drink,
 Cherish every leaf thatís green,
 Cherish every hand keeping it clean,Ē (Omega Wilson)


Cherish every tree on Earth,

Cherish every ounce of air,

Cherish every childís birth,

Cherish every river and stream both far and near,

Cherish the light of the day,

Cherish the places where we play,

Cherish the legacy of Black struggles in this nation,

Cherish the hopes, dreams, and success of our future generations, (Sacoby Wilson)

Cherish the land that you own, (Marilyn Snipes)

Cherish the land where we live, (Steve Smull)

Cherish the land of your family and community, (Author Unknown)

Cherish everything far and near maybe sewer and clean water, (Emma Holt)

Cherish the clean water that you drink, (James Minor)

Cherish everyday that youíve dreamed, (Wilma Crisp)

Cherish tomorrow only if we keep the dream, (Evon Connally)

Cherish hopes and dreams, (Mary P. Williamson)



Cherish everyone who is trying to keep the dream for you and me, (Author Unknown)

Cherish everything that will help you live your dreams, (Author Unknown)

Cherish every breath you take,

Cherish life for all our sakes, (Shelby Pittman & Giovanni Pittman)

Cherish where you live and what you own, (Cleatis D. Harris)

Cherish everything you see and hear, (Selena Harris)

Cherish your time, It waits for no one, (Shawn Garner)

Cherish community love and support, (Claudia Liggins)

Cherish keeping the ground green, (Author Unknown)



Cherish neighbors that you love from below and above, (Author Unknown)

Cherish clean body and souls, (Pattie Fowler)

Cherish your health and spirit, donít just grin and bear it, (Rachel Hester)

Cherish the manner and beauty with which all the parts need each other, (Author Unknown)

Cherish every connection you make,

Cherish every barrier you break, (Author Unknown)

Cherish the man who has given us understanding, (Author Unknown)

Cherish every person the same. (Author Unknown)



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