Clean Air Advocacy


STOP Multi-Year Ratemaking Today!

Multi-Year Ratemaking will hand utilities like Duke Energy a blank check to hike energy rates without any accountability or transparency, and will strip protections for everyday North Carolinians. Contact your state Representative today and urge them to say NO to Multi-Year Ratemaking in Senate Bill 559!

Help Us Tackle the Climate Crisis
It’s not too late to prevent the worst outcomes of the climate crisis. With transformative, immediate climate action we can leave a livable planet to today’s youngest generation.
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Encourage Your Community to Go 100% Renewable
All over North Carolina, city and county governments are adopting 100% Renewable Resolutions, pledging to eliminate carbon emissions and transition to a cleaner future.
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DEQ Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board Meeting
November 20, Walnut Creek Wetland Center, 950 Peterson St, Raleigh, NC 27610

Past Actions, Updates, & Wins


North Carolina Releases Clean Energy Plan
DEQ has released the Clean Energy Action Plan, a detailed implementation plan for achieving the dramatic greenhouse gas reduction goals from Executive Order 80. The final Plan calls for North Carolina’s energy sector to be 100% carbon neutral by 2050, and strongly rejects wood pellets and biomass from our state’s clean energy future. Read the full Clean Energy Plan >>

Durham City Council Commits to Clean Energy Future
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! Learn more >>
Read the resolution >>

Enviva to Reduce VOC Emissions from Key Facility by 95%
Clean Air Carolina, along with several partner organizations, won a negotiated settlement with Enviva, the world’s largest manufacturer of wood pellets. Thanks to our legal challenge, Enviva Hamlet must install pollution controls to reduce harmful VOC and hazardous air pollutant emissions by 95%. This is a huge win for public health, and for the families and communities of Richmond County. Learn more >>
Read the press release >>

NCDOT Commits to Reduce Transportation Pollution
Clean Air Carolina, along with several partners, reached a historic legal settlement with the N.C. Department of Transportation concerning a highway project in the Raleigh area. The policies we’ve negotiated will reduce climate emissions from all future state-funded transportation projects in North Carolina. Learn more >>
Read the press release >>
Meet the 11-inch long salamander that made this possible >>