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
Clean Air Advocacy
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.
Past Actions & Updates
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 >>
(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
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