Author: Kelly Picarsic

Holding Polluters Accountable

Clean Air Carolina, Southern Environmental Law Center, and the Sierra Club have been working to hold the CPI Roxboro Power Plant in Person County accountable for burning filthy feedstock. This plant is a 55MW generation station that creates electricity by burning...

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Let’s Build a Brighter Future for NC

COVID-19 is impacting everyone, especially vulnerable groups such as older adults, people with heart and lung disease, and minority populations. These are the same vulnerable groups that Clean Air Carolina has been working to protect from air pollution for the last 15...

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Protect the Integrity of Science

The Environmental Protection Agency, in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, wants to change the way they value expertise and cherry-pick the data that they use to create regulations that affect public health. Help protect the integrity of sound science by joining us...

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GUEST BLOG: Trees and the Public Good

by Bill Schlesinger Nearly everyone likes trees—for various reasons, not the least of which is that trees remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, potentially mitigating global warming. A campaign by the Nature Conservancy hopes to plant a billion trees during the...

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Environmental Justice

By Pamela Grundy and Calvin Cupini Environmental justice is the watchword of the day. The world is warming, and communities across the globe are organizing to address widespread environmental damage. The convergence of politics, economic power and racism means that...

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Planting Seeds of Change

Thanks to our supporters, Clean Air Carolina is promoting STEM education in schools, inspiring students to become informed stewards of our environment. Renew your membership or join Clean Air Carolina today, and help us engage more young people in our mission to...

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Program Spotlight: AirKeepers

Clean Air Carolina is using Citizen Science and the latest technology to build a one-of-a-kind statewide air quality monitoring system in North Carolina. Scientists, health experts, and environmental activists can use this hyper-local information to address environmental concerns like never before.

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