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CAC Reports on the DNC

Clean Air Carolina had the once in a lifetime opportunity to exhibit at the Democratic National Convention in our hometown of Charlotte! Our organization was one of the few invited to exhibit in Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx's "Legacy Village" where we showcased our...

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CAC Joins Lawsuit to Stop Garden Parkway

Charlotte, NC— Today the Southern Environmental Law Center filed suit on behalf of Conservation groups in United States District Court challenging the environmental review for the controversial Garden Parkway toll highway. The Catawba Riverkeeper and Clean Air...

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Medical Advocates Gain Seat on NC Science Advisory Board

As you may recall, Medical Advocates for Healthy Air (MAHA) was deeply involved in a year-long legislative debate over NC's air toxics program. The 20-year old program is designed to protect communities living near industrial facilities that spew air toxins that can...

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Medical Advocates Gain Seat on NC Science Advisory Board

As you may recall, Medical Advocates for Healthy Air (MAHA) was deeply involved in a year-long legislative debate over NC's air toxics program. The 20-year old program is designed to protect communities living near industrial facilities that spew air toxins that can...

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Action: EPA Proposed to Weaken AQ Rules on Cement Kilns

Many grassroots groups across the country have been working for several years with Earthjustice in Washington, DC to forge strong, protective federal rules regulating the toxic air pollution from cement kilns. Everything was going according to plan and new regulations...

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Charlotte Rolls Out New Bike Share System

(August 2012) Charlotte’s new bike share program, “Charlotte B-cycle”, officially opened to the public on Wednesday, August 1.  Charlotte is now home to the largest urban bike sharing program in the Southeast. Made possible by BlueCross and BlueShield of North...

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Free Movie Screening: “Revenge of the Electric Car”

Join us for a FREE movie screening of the film: Revenge of the Electric Car Tuesday, September 18th 6:30 PM: Pre‐Screening Party at the Mez Lounge 7:30 PM: FREE Screening of ‘Revenge of the Electric Car’ 9:00 PM: Panel discussion with industry experts EpiCentre, 210...

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Victories in Cutting Pollution

By Richard Fireman Published in News & Observer on June 28, 2012 This year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of North Carolina’s Clean Smokestacks Act. To improve health and the environment, this statute required North Carolina’s coal-burning power plants to...

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Victories in Cutting Pollution

By Richard Fireman Published in News & Observer on June 28, 2012 This year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of North Carolina’s Clean Smokestacks Act. To improve health and the environment, this statute required North Carolina’s coal-burning power plants to...

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Calls Needed to uphold Perdue’s Veto on Fracking

Great news! On Sunday, Governor Perdue stood up for clean air and clean water and vetoed SB 820, known as the "fracking" bill. Clean Air Carolina applauds the governor for putting the brakes on the rush to legalize fracking in North Carolina. Thanks to many of you who...

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