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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
(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...read more
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...read more
During days of high ozone pollution, Charlotte's air is especially dangerous for our seniors, our children and those with asthma, emphysema or other lung and heart conditions. Read the stories of those who feel the daily effects of air pollution and join us in Getting...read more
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