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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 7, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT Andrew Whelan, CleanAIRE NC, (919) 408-7031, [email protected] Governor Cooper Takes Historic Executive Action on Environmental Justice RALEIGH, N.C. – Today Governor Cooper announced an Executive Order on Climate Change and Environmental Justice, taking a major step towards addressing long-standing environmental inequities in historically disadvantaged communities. As part...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT Andrew Whelan, CleanAIRE NC, (919) 408-7031, [email protected] NC Legislature Limits Local Governments’ Ability to Fight Climate Change, Restricts Public Transparency RALEIGH, N.C. – Yesterday the North Carolina General Assembly passed HB 220, also known as the ‘Choice of Energy Service’ Act. Despite its misleading name, the bill...
Press Release from the Southern Environmental Law Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT Kathleen Sullivan 919-945-7106 [email protected] Settlement sets new limits, improves monitoring on gas project to better protect community CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Eastern North Carolina will benefit from new operating limits and better monitoring that will provide greater protections against...
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 [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...
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...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT Andrew Whelan, Clean Air Carolina, (919) 408-7031, [email protected] Stephanie Johannes, Clean Air Carolina, (704) 307-9528, ext. 111, [email protected] SIXTH ANNUAL NC BREATHE CONFERENCE TO SEEK CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTIONS THAT ADVANCE HEALTH AND EQUITY IN NORTH CAROLINA CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Policymakers, community groups, medical professionals, and environmental advocates will participate...
Press Release from the Southern Environmental Law Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT Kathleen Sullivan Sothern Environmental Law Center 919-945-7106 [email protected] LAWSUIT SAYS SMITHFIELD, DOMINION HID INFORMATION ON AIR POLLUTION FROM FIRST LARGE SCALE BIOGAS FACILITY IN NORTH CAROLINA CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — On behalf of Clean Air Carolina, the Southern Environmental Law Center...
Press Release from the Southern Environmental Law Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT Kathleen Sullivan Sothern Environmental Law Center 919-945-7106 [email protected] NORTH CAROLINA TO CONSIDER CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTION AS COMMUNITIES FEEL IMPACTS Petition Filed with N.C. Commission Outlines Proven Action to Reduce Carbon Pollution from Power Plants CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—On behalf of...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT: Joel Porter, Policy Manager, Clean Air Carolina; (704) 307-9528, ext. 105; [email protected] Andrew Whelan, Marketing Communications Manager, Clean Air Carolina, (919) 408-7031; [email protected] ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS OUTLINE STEPS DUKE ENERGY MUST TAKE TO MEET ITS STATED CLIMATE GOALS CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Today a group of environmental advocates and energy experts...
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