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The fight against climate change, air pollution, and environmental injustice leaves us little time to slow down. CleanAIRE NC will continue to support the innovative programming and partnerships that have long been Clean Air Carolina’s calling card. Through advocacy, education, and community-driven research, we are working to ensure that all North Carolinians have clean air...
by June Blotnick, Executive Director It’s been a long time coming, but I’m thrilled that I can finally announce our big news: Clean Air Carolina is now CleanAIRE NC! And we’re not just changing our name. We’re unveiling a top-to-bottom redesign with a new logo, a new look, and a new website. Don’t worry, we’re...
by Maria Sharova, CleanAIRE NC Citizen Science Program Manager The Clean Air Carolina Citizen Science Program started in 2016, and has grown across the state over the last five years. As our organization has grown, so has our work, and we are committed to fighting climate change and environmental injustices while advocating for clean air....
by Joel Porter, CleanAIRE NC Advocacy Program Manager Over the course of the last fifteen years, Clean Air Carolina has striven to accomplish its mission of reducing sources of pollution. In that pursuit, we’ve had victories big and small. Clean Air Carolina has secured pollution controls on large industrial plants in the Southeast, helped to...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT Andrew Whelan, CleanAIRE NC, (919) 408-7031, [email protected] Clean Air Carolina Expands Mission, Changes Name to CleanAIRE NC The organization is rebranding itself to coincide with a broader mission scope that emphasizes climate change and environmental justice. CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Clean Air Carolina, a North Carolina-based environmental nonprofit...
Press release from the Southern Environmental Law Center   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT Kathleen Sullivan Sothern Environmental Law Center 919-945-7106 ksul[email protected] NORTH CAROLINA TO DEVELOP RULE TO LIMIT CARBON POLLUTION FROM POWER PLANTS CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— The groups behind a rulemaking petition to reduce heat-trapping carbon pollution from power plants in North...
by Joel Porter and Andrew Rasetti The North Carolina House of Representatives has passed legislation that is supposedly in response to climate change; in reality, it would derail our state’s transition to a clean energy economy. The bill, HB 951, fails to even mention the words ‘climate change.’ It does, however, acknowledge that the economic...
Press release from the Southern Environmental Law Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT Kathleen Sullivan Sothern Environmental Law Center 919-945-7106 [email protected] COMMITTEE MOVES FORWARD NORTH CAROLINA PETITION FOR RULEMAKING TO LIMIT CARBON POLLUTION CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— The groups behind a rulemaking petition to reduce heat-trapping carbon pollution from power plants in North Carolina welcomed...
by former Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts A successful Greening Our Faith Communities Summit was held May 20 – 21, focusing mostly on the faith community in the Charlotte area, but drawing interest and speakers from around North Carolina. The two-day virtual summit was organized primarily by GreenFaith and Clean Air Carolina, with support from ecoAmerica, Good Solar, MeckMIN, and numerous other...
by Joel Porter North Carolina can’t afford to wait any longer, we must limit carbon dioxide emissions from our state. That is why we joined the NC Coastal Federation and Southern Environmental Law Center on a petition for rulemaking at the NC Environmental Management Commission that would join our state in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)....
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