Richmond County, NC needs your help to stop a biomass wood pellet facility that is riddled with asthma-inducing health impacts, is not wanted by the community, threatens to destroy natural hardwood forests, and is a terrible environmental injustice. Enviva, the...read more
Clean Air Carolina
In the two seconds it takes you to read this sentence you have taken about two breaths of air. That adds up to about 23,000 breaths a day. We want to make sure every breath you take is good for you.
Most air pollution in NC is invisible and invisible air pollution can be the most deadly.
North Carolina is one of the fastest growing states in the country.
The anti-regulatory climate in the NC legislature has rolled back strong clean air policies.
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Clean Air Carolina, along with its partners, the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation and Southern Environmental Law Center recently secured a major win for clean air and clean water. Duke Energy withdrew its request to add halide salts or bromides to control mercury...read more
Included in House Bill 589 are proposed programs that could encourage both businesses and residents in our state to utilize solar energy. These programs allow large energy consumers such as the military and UNC university systems to purchase reasonably priced solar energy, encourage homeowners and renters to be able to tap into community solar initiatives, and renewables will be more accessible through rebates and solar panel leasing opportunities.read more
Most people accept that coal is a dirty fuel: Dirty to mine, dirty to burn, and dirty to dispose of the ash. Already there is a shift away from coal-fired power plants, but they still account for 30% of our electric power nationwide.read more