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.
BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal?
Special Screening and Discussion
Friday, January 19, 2018
6:30 to 8:30 PM
Unitarian Universalist Church of Charlotte
2018 Airkeeper Awards Nominations
Submit by midnight, February 8, 2018
The annual Airkeeper Awards given by Clean Air Carolina recognize individuals and organizations working to improve air quality in North Carolina.
PARTICLE FALLS Winston-Salem
February 22 – March 24, 2018
UNC School of the Arts Stevens Center
405 4th St NW
Kimberly Price took a deep breath before blowing through a stirring straw. Immediately she noticed how challenging it was to breathe. The narrow straw illustrated the difficulty of breathing during an asthma attack. Neasha Graves from the University of North...
Biomass Energy in NC On Saturday, September 29th, Clean Air Carolina staff traveled to Wilmington, NC for the first ever Wood Pellet Forum. The event was a special meeting of stakeholders, advocates, economists, scientists and the general public focusing on the...
DonnaMarie Woodson Advocate/Writer Growing up in the 1960’s Civil Rights era I speak as an advocate for justice and equality, I see every day as an opportunity to create the compassionate world we want to live in. As a writer, I feel it is my obligation to hold a...
As a class of graduate students studying environmental policy, we were thrilled to have the opportunity to hear from Mr. Terry Lansdell of Clean Air Carolina at Appalachian State University. He was able to provide an inside perspective on the issues surrounding air...
Clean Air Carolina hosted its first AirKeepers Launch breakfast in Durham on September 20. In attendance were air quality researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University, representatives from Durham City/County and NC Division of Public Health, and clean air...
A long time coming for cleaner buses in Charlotte. It has been a long time coming for the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) to invest so much money in vehicles and projects not directly associated with the fantastically successful Lynx Light Rail line. Since the...