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STOP Multi-Year Ratemaking Today!

House Bill 624 would serve as a blank check for Duke Energy and would reduce accountability and transparency. The proposal lacks protections for consumers, allowing utilities like Duke Energy to put forward plans that primarily protect their revenue and could lead to potential rate hikes.

Thank You City Durham City Council!
The City Council of Durham made the historic and important decision to pass a resolution that will move the City to 100% renewable energy by 2050. Our supporters sent notes of thanks for their proactive efforts to move away from our reliance on dirty fuels!

Challenge from Clean Air Groups Forces NC Wood Pellet Factory to Install Pollution Controls
Charlotte, June 3, 2019 – The world’s largest manufacturer of wood pellet fuel for power plants, Enviva, agreed to install air pollution-reducing equipment at a biomass plant under construction in Richmond County, North Carolina, in a settlement finalized today after three conservation groups challenged its state permit. Read more >>

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Tell EPA You Support Strong Ozone Rules

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...

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Medical Advocates Speak Up at Fracking Hearings this Week

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...

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Dirty Air Doesn’t Monitor Itself

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...

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Protect Net Metering and Solar Energy in North Carolina

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...

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