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
ACTION ALERT: Duke Energy has cranked up the heat on Governor Cooper’s administration to approve the destructive fracked-gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline by the end of THIS WEEK!! Duke and its corporate partner in the ACP, Dominion Energy, are pushing hard to build the...read more
If you haven’t heard yet, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is not a done deal in North Carolina. Recently, Duke Energy and Dominion Energy spoke of the likelihood that the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) will soon begin pumping fracked shale gas from West Virginia and points...read more
Clean air depends on a clean transportation system. It’s time to change the way we move our kids, ourselves, and our goods from place to place. Help Clean Air Carolina fight for zero-emission vehicles to help improve North Carolina’s environment, economy and the...read more
The American Lung Association sent a letter calling for strong clean cars and standards to protect public health from air pollution and climate change. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration need to hear from...read more
In a big win for climate and clean air, the Federal Highway Administration today responded to a lawsuit brought by environmental groups by reinstating a federal rule requiring state and local planners to account for and curb carbon pollution from cars and trucks on...read more
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