Environmental concerns

Development in Southeast Durham: Sediment runoff from mass grading and buffer variances pose a threat to Falls Lake

By Carl Kenney

December 14, 2023

On September 7, The Southern Environmental Law Center filed a lawsuit in federal court against Clayton Properties Group, Inc. for ongoing pollution into the Durham creek, Martin Branch, which connects the Lick Creek watershed to Falls Lake. Clayton Properties Inc. owns several prominent housing developments in southeast Durham, including the Fendol Farms retirement community along […]

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