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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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Calls Needed to uphold Perdue’s Veto on Fracking

Great news! On Sunday, Governor Perdue stood up for clean air and clean water and vetoed SB 820, known as the "fracking" bill. Clean Air Carolina applauds the governor for putting the brakes on the rush to legalize fracking in North Carolina. Thanks to many of you who...

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Know the Code, Take Action

The sky may be blue, and you might not see it, but pollution is lurking in the air. Ground-level ozone, triggered by the summer heat creates unhealthy air quality.  During days of high ozone pollution, our air is especially dangerous for seniors, children and those...

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Concerned Citizens Speak Out for Clean Air

On June 11, 2012 concerned citizens gathered in Charlotte, NC to offer their support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule to limit carbon pollution from new power plants. This event, hosted by Mayfield Memorial Missionary Baptist Church, St....

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Tell Your Senators “Listen to Your Doctors!”

On Wednesday, June 6, doctors from Medical Advocates for Healthy Air and the NC Pediatric Society joined a press conference in Raleigh with Senator Ellie Kinnaird (Chapel Hill) and spoke against HB 952. This bill weakens North Carolina’s air toxics program and puts...

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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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