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Community Activist Training in Charlotte

The Training Center of the Public Interest Network in partnership with Environment North Carolina will hold a Community Activist Training on Wednesday, January 13th at Central Piedmont Community College’s Central Campus in uptown Charlotte.  The training serves as an...

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Citizens’ Hearing on Cliffside, Charlotte

Citizens' Hearing on Cliffside January 14, 2010 @ 6:30 pm Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center, Room CH14 600 East 4th Street, Charlotte NC Duke Energy's air permit for it's Cliffside coal-fired plant in Rutherford County is up for renewal and NC Division of Air...

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Amory Lovins Presentation on Climate

"Profitable Solutions to Climate, Oil, and Proliferation" Join the presentation by the person Time Magazine called "one of the Western world's most influential energy thinkers." Rocky Mountain Institute's Co-founder, Chairman and Chief Scientist AMORY LOVINS ~  ...

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Climate Change Forum in Greensboro

Global Climate Change: North Carolina Here and Now The League of Women Voters of North Carolina and Piedmont Triad will host a community dialogue on global climate change challenges which will include a distinguished panel of experts: Tancred Miller NC DEHNR, Division...

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Charlotte Vigil in Support of Climate Summit

Charlotte Greenpeace is hosting a peaceful family-friendly candlelight vigil in support of this month's climate action by world leaders.  Let's all get together and show our support!  The vigil will be held at the corner of Trade and Tryon Streets in uptown...

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Schools Receive Grant to Reduce Diesel Pollution

Clean Air Carolina (CAC), in partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) and Union County Public Schools (UCPS), received a $536,000 grant to reduce diesel emissions from school buses and fuel trucks. A joint press conference was held at Matthews Elementary...

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Clean Air Carolina Hosts Air Quality Roundtable with Regional Leaders

Clean Air Carolina and Mecklenburg County Commissioner Chair Jennifer Roberts convened a roundtable discussion of regional business, government, environmental and healthcare leaders on August 24 to discuss solutions to our air quality problems and learn from Atlanta’s experience dealing with similar issues in the 1990’s.

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Green Energy Economy Forum

Clear Air Carolina is co-sponsoring an important gathering, high-quality educational sessions, timely discussions and valuable networking opportunities focused on GROWING NORTH CAROLINA'S GREEN ENERGY ECONOMY: Learning, Connecting & Creating Opportunities...

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Clean Air Carolina Goes to the Hill for Clean Construction

In June, CAC Director June Blotnick, and Program Director for the NC Clean Diesel Campaign Phil Rossi, met with NC Congressional representatives and staff members to advocate for clean construction provisions in the new transportation bill, Surface Transportation Authorization Act of 2009.

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