Category: Carbon

Charlotte Votes on Clean Energy

On Monday, June 25, 2018, The Charlotte City Council will vote on a historical Sustainable and Resilient Resolution that will put Charlotte on the path to 100% clean and renewable energy; and away from the use of coal and gas that will contribute to civilization...

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Clean Air Carolina Joins Lawsuit Against Federal Highway Administration

Clean Air Carolina, represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center,  filed suit along with Natural Resources Defense Council and U.S. Public Interest Research Group against the Federal Highway Administration on July 31st for unlawful suspension of a final greenhouse gas (GHG) regulation that would require states to measure and set reduction targets for GHGs emitted by on-road vehicles on the national highway system (the GHG measure). The suspension was done without notice or opportunity for public comment.

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Duke Energy Proposes More Pollution at Marshall

Duke Energy is proposing to add more bromide pollution at its Marshall facility, despite the fact that bromide has caused cancer-causing toxins to appear in treated drinking water supplies downstream in Charlotte and other communities in North Carolina as outlined in...

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Scientists Need to Speak Up to Save the Planet

  Although she’s been arrested for protesting against fracking, biologist and author Dr. Sandra Steingraber doesn’t consider herself an activist by nature. Speaking on creative resistance to the fossil fuel industry at a Chapel Hill event co-sponsored by Clean...

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