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Richard Moore Environmental Justice Leader
by June Blotnick For someone who has worked on economic, racial, and environmental justice issues for the better part of my 40+ year career, Richard Moore gave me and others at CleanAIRE NC’s recent NC BREATHE Conference a crucial reminder. Speaking with the cadence of a minister to a diverse, intergenerational audience, he emphasized that...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT Andrew Whelan, CleanAIRE NC, (919) 408-7031, [email protected] June Blotnick to Step Down After 17 Years as Executive Director of CleanAIRE NC CHARLOTTE, N.C. – After 17 years of service to CleanAIRE NC, June Blotnick announced she will step down as the organization’s Executive Director later this year. Although Blotnick will end her service...
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...
by Darya Silchenko Last week Darya Silchenko (The National University of Ireland, Galway) traveled to Glasgow to attend the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, a.k.a. COP26. She shares her reflections from the conference with CleanAIRE NC here as a guest author. My observations of COP26 began as soon as I landed at the Glasgow...
by Joel Porter and Daisha Williams Last week CleanAIRE NC and SELC reached a settlement agreement with Align RNG and the NC Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) that will improve community health protections at a proposed biogas plant in Sampson County. Align RNG has agreed to set new limits on air pollution coming from the...
Trying to navigate North Carolina’s air quality permitting process? Need guidance on how (and when) to submit public comments on air emission sources? Then watch Air Permitting 101! Last week CleanAIRE NC Policy Associate Andrew Rasetti was joined by Mark Cuilla and Heather Sands from NC DEQ’s Division of Air Quality to go through the...
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