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CAC and Partners File Appeal of Monroe Bypass Case

(Sept. 16, 2015) Conservation groups have filed an appeal in federal court saying that last week’s ruling by a district court judge failed to properly scrutinize the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s review of the $838 million Monroe Bypass.  The Southern...

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Evidence Shows Clean Air Helps Economy

(Sept 1, 2015) Every time the federal government proposes new clean air standards, we hear the same cry from a segment of the business community that jobs will be lost and our state’s economy will suffer. Fortunately, history has proved those arguments wrong. We have...

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MAHA Promotes Clean Power Plan at NC Pediatric Society Meeting

Nurses and doctors are the top-ranked professions in the public’s perception of honesty and integrity, according to a recent Gallup poll, which is the reason why medical professionals are such effective policy advocates, Mark Del Monte, policy analyst for the American...

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Legislators Considering Dangerous Air Quality Provisions

A small group of legislators from the NC House and Senate are meeting in a conference committee to work out the details of HB 765, the Regulatory Reform Bill of 2015. A number of provisions in this bill would either worsen our air quality or make it harder to protect....

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Clean Power Plan Helps NC Children Affected by Air Pollution

The Clean Power Plan, released yesterday by the Obama administration, has the potential to make a great impact on the health of North Carolinians. Sanaa Brown, an elementary school student in Charlotte, NC, became part of the ten percent of North Carolina children...

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NC Children Affected by Air Pollution

The Clean Power Plan, released yesterday by the Obama administration, has the potential to make a great impact on the health of North Carolinians. Sanaa Brown, an elementary school student in Charlotte, NC, became part of the ten percent of North Carolina children...

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The Clean Power Plan may reduce NC’s drought

As the summer heat plagues North Carolina, headlines claim that drought has returned to our state. Each week, the North Carolina Drought Management Council updates the NC drought map, which displays the levels of drought in the state. As of July 28th, three counties...

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Top Five Reasons to Go Solar

North Carolina is becoming a solar leader with new solar installations being installed every day! Did you know North Carolina is ranked first in the Southeast in overall solar capacity, and second in the nation in utility-scale solar? As the price of solar continues...

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Meet Clean Air Carolina Intern: Amber Padgett

We are excited to have Amber working with us at our Charlotte office this summer. 1) Tell us a little about where you are from, what you are studying, and your favorite “green” tip. I was born and raised in Charlotte, and have lived here continuously ever since,...

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