North Carolina has been a leader in clean air, with initiatives like the Clean Smokestacks Act of 2002, the move to clean diesel and the rapidly-growing renewable energy industry. That’s why it was so disappointing to see the 50-plus pages of reckless environmental...read more
There is an unseen element in our environment that can affect our health as well as the health of our children. We have been working to protect North Carolinians from that element, but now the General Assembly is considering taking those protections away. This unseen...read more
A year ago, NC operated over 130 air quality monitors across the state; today there are only 74. What's worse? State legislators are pushing a mega-bill (H765) that includes provisions to remove even more of our state's protective air quality monitors. Dirty air...read more
MAHA Advisory Board Member Dr. James Kenny guided the city of Greenville, NC take a significant step toward reducing air pollution this year. He spearheaded a campaign for the city council to pass a resolution to install No Idling signs in the publicly-owned parking...read more
Join us on July 6 at the Ivory Baker Recreation Center in Charlotte for an evening workshop to learn how you can become a local leader in your neighborhood! Sponsored by the Clean Air Carolina and Catawba Riverkeeper Alliance and hosted by Oaklawn Park Community...read more
What is the North Carolina Renewable Energy Investment Tax Credit (REITC)? It is a jobs creator, it is an energy diversifier and it is a major economic contributor by increasing significantly to the tax base without creating roads, schools, sewers, air pollution,...read more
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