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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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2012 5K for Clean Air – Registration is Now Open!

This event is co-sponsored by:   Join us for our 3rd Annual 5K Run & Walk for Clean Air on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotte, NC! With the support of Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation and local businesses, the goal for the 5K Run &...

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It’s Bad, and It May Get Worse

Recent reports that state legislators may be considering dismantling or weakening North Carolina’s Air Toxics Program has initiated a response from North Carolina’s medical and health professionals. A letter defending the Air Toxics Program was delivered to Governor...

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Campout! Carolina: Oct 8-9

EarthShare North Carolina (ESNC), a non-profit network of regional environmental organizations including Clean Air Carolina, is calling on North Carolina residents to join in the state’s largest campout. On October 8-9, ESNC will hold its fourth annual statewide...

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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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