It's finally here - the new federal ozone standard recommendations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In November, the agency announced a proposal to strengthen both the "primary" and "secondary" ozone standards to better protect the health of millions of...read more
Public hearings on proposed rules for fracking in NC are underway, with the first held in Raleigh on Wednesday. Medical Advocates for Healthy Air (MAHA) Trinagle Manager, Gayatri Ankem, MPH, spoke to the Mining and Energy Commission regarding our concerns about lack...read more
(August 21, 2014) It seems the devil is in the details for fracking in North Carolina. The first public hearing on draft rules that will regulate the fracking industry in North Carolina was held Wednesday, after lawmakers lifted the state moratorium on fracking...read more
In July, NC legislators re-introduced provisions to the Regulatory Reform Act of 2014 (H761) that weaken North Carolina’s environmental and public health protections. Tell them this is unacceptable. Section V of H761 is a “polluter’s wish list” with provisions that...read more
Despite the many benefits that net metering provides to ratepayers and the utility grid, Duke Energy plans to seek a weakening of North Carolina’s existing net metering standards. If successful, Duke Energy’s efforts will stifle investment and competition and create...read more
Want to see more bicycle and pedestrian lanes, or mass transit options in your area? Now is your chance to tell North Carolina how you think our transportation dollars should be spent. The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is accepting public comments on new...read more
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