“Tucked deep inside a revised state budget released Monday is a one-sentence paragraph that could effectively kill future light rail projects in Charlotte and across the state.” – Charlotte Observer Can you take quick action and urge your legislators to oppose this...read more
The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has scheduled a series of stakeholder information sessions on the Draft State Mitigation Plan that will invest the first phase of $92 million in projects aimed at reducing pollution impacts from diesel emissions. DEQ...read more
July 27, 2018 Update Good news! Thanks to all who took action by voicing concern on this important issue, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) is taking comprehensive action on the use of methyl bromide (MeBr) in log...read more
Ross, Marshall, and Hughes have been dedicated to tracking the air quality of the west side using special monitors provided by Clean Air Carolina. As the first AirKeepers to use the new home monitors, they have served as citizen scientists and have been collecting, tracking, and helping to interpret the air quality data captured by their devices.read more
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality hereby gives notice that the following facility has applied for the approval of an air permit to construct and operate a methyl bromide fumigation operation.read more
Duke Energy is under close scrutiny for a recently proposed rate hike to cover the costs of coal ash leaching and associated environmental remediation, grid modernization, and new gas plants. A number of advocacy groups, expert testimony on behalf of corporations Apple, Facebook, and Google, as well as various editorial pieces, have strongly criticized this proposition. The NC Utilities Commission should deny this request for a number of reasons.read more
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