Month: January 2010

NC Clean Diesel Campaign Partners Take Action

Last week the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), who works on clean diesel campaigns in GA and TN, and partners with Clean Air Carolina  for the NC Clean Diesel Campaign, met with Ryan Fitzpatrick, Legislative Assistant to Rep. Heath Shuler in his D.C. office....

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Coal Ash Call-in Day of Action

The time has come for citizens throughout the country to make the Obama Administration hear their concerns on coal ash. Prepare now for the Coal Ash Call-in Day of Action on January 28, 2010. Let’s join together in calling for coal ash safeguards for all.  Thousands...

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Public Hearing – Matthews Incinerator

Public Hearing – Medical Waste Incinerator AQ Permit Renewal The BMWNC medical waste incinerator located in Matthews currently generates over 23 tons of hazardous and other air pollutants per year. The air quality permit for the facility is up for renewal and,...

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EPA Proposes to Strengthen Ozone Standard

(January 8, 2010) This week, we can all breathe a little easier knowing the Obama administration has proposed a stronger federal standard on ground-level ozone pollution. On Thursday, the EPA announced a proposal to set the primary standard at a level scientists have...

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Community Activist Training in Charlotte

The Training Center of the Public Interest Network in partnership with Environment North Carolina will hold a Community Activist Training on Wednesday, January 13th at Central Piedmont Community College’s Central Campus in uptown Charlotte.  The training serves as an...

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Citizens’ Hearing on Cliffside, Charlotte

Citizens’ Hearing on Cliffside January 14, 2010 @ 6:30 pm Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center, Room CH14 600 East 4th Street, Charlotte NC Duke Energy’s air permit for it’s Cliffside coal-fired plant in Rutherford County is up for renewal and NC...

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