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
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...read more
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, upon...read more
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...read more
Below are some tips you can use to "green" your office! Use compact fluorescent light bulbs in your office(s) Use daylighting when possible! Turn off all lights when you leave a room or the office for the day Power-down all computers, printers and other office...read more
Print our "8 Things Kids Can Do" Bookmarker! Smart Transportation: Walk, bike, rollerblade, or take mass transit to reduce the miles you drive Combine your errands and make one trip Don’t sit in the drive-thru lane or idle your engine in the carpool lane at school...read more
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