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Update: Environmentally Damaging Legislation in 2013

The 2013 Long Session of the North Carolina General Assembly adjourned on July 26 and was marked by numerous attempts to roll back decades worth of state environmental protections. Although Clean Air Carolina and its allies were able to stop or water down some of the...

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Take Action >> Say NO to More Air Pollution

Would you want more air pollution, if given the choice? Titan Cement, a proposed cement plant and limestone mine in Wilmington, NC, has recently requested to revise their 2012 air quality permit to allow for an additional 64,000 pounds of particulate matter emissions,...

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Bobby Kennedy, Jr. Speaks on Coal Ash at Mt. Island Lake

Clean Air Carolina joined the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation and the Sierra Club to welcome Bobby Kennedy, Jr. of the Waterkeeper Alliance to Charlotte on Tuesday, July 23rd at a press conference on Mountain Island Lake. Kennedy spoke of a new report detailing how...

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A Farewell & Job Opportunity

We are sad to announce the resignation of our Administration and Programs Manager, Michelle Barbeau, effective July 31, 2013. See our new job posting for her position below. Michelle has accepted a special opportunity to head up a new nonprofit in the Charlotte area...

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New Duke Research Ties Drinking Well Contamination to Fracking

A group of scientists from Duke University and University of Pennsylvania has been studying the environmental results of hydraulic fracturing in Pennsylvania for a number of years. Following up their 2011 research on groundwater contamination, their latest research...

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DAQ Proposes Weakening Air Toxics Standard for Arsenic

The NC Divison of Air Quality (DAQ) plans to increase allowable arsenic levels emitted into the air under the NC Air Toxics Program. Last week, the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) submitted comments on behalf of Clean Air Carolina and Medical Advocates for...

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DAQ Proposes to Weaken Air Toxics Standard for Arsenic

The NC Division of Air Quality (DAQ) plans to increase allowable arsenic levels emitted into the air under the NC Air Toxics Program. Last week, the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) submitted comments on behalf of Clean Air Carolina and Medical Advocates for...

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