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Drive Drive August 11 – Win Big!

Instead of driving to work alone, try a clean commute on Thursday, August 11, 2011.  Ride the bus, carpool, telecommute, ride LYNX, walk, bike, or vanpool. You could win BIG! NC Air Awareness is sponsoring their annual "Don't Drive Day" on August 11th.  Residents* who...

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CAC Opposes Changes to Tree Ordinance

The city of Charlotte engineering staff has made a proposal to City Council to change Charlotte’s Post Construction Controls Ordinance (PCCO), a rule that requires developers to preserve natural areas on sites they develop in efforts to protect Charlotte's water...

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Support Clean Air Efforts: Turn Off Your Engine

Regional Idle Reduction Campaign ∙ Idle Reduction Toolkit Available ∙ Don’t Drive Day: 8/11 As gas prices continue to rise in the Carolinas, local clean air organizations are encouraging drivers to save money by turning their engines off.  Excessive and unnecessary...

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Tell EPA to Approve Mercury and Air Toxics Rule

Earlier this year, for the first time ever, the EPA proposed a strong standard, the Mercury and Air Toxics Rule, that requires U.S. coal-fired power plants to install pollution control technologies that cut emissions tied to asthma, cancer and heart attacks. The...

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Federal EPA and Health Funding Under Attack

(February 16) Please call your Representative TODAY to say slashing EPA and Health funding will hurt the health of our comminities. Leaders in the House of Representatives are proposing radical and devastating cuts to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the...

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CAC Calls on the Governor to Support Strong Clean Air Rules

Earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its plan to strengthen the federal ozone pollution standard and is expected to announce its final rule by the end of the year.  Clean Air Carolina strongly supports this proposal and commends the...

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