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by Kat Soltany When she was a young girl, Mattie Marshall moved from Georgia to New York City. In the blink of an eye, she lost the things she loved most about home – the slow pace of life, the flowing water nearby, and the shade of the old trees. Her family left their lush...
We must improve access to electric vehicles and EV infrastructure to ensure historically overburdened communities are benefitting from a clean energy economy. At last month’s EVs for Equity event, Environmental Justice Manager Daisha Williams met with residents of Charlotte’s Historic West End to discuss the growing economic, health, and sustainable opportunities around EV expansion.  by...
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...
2021 was a year of turning points and progress for CleanAIRE NC. We of course relaunched our organization with a new name, and a new look. More than that, we moved forward on so many of our shared goals. We successfully campaigned for policies and community infrastructure projects that will accelerate our transition to a...
by Daisha Williams The electric revolution is accelerating. On February 24th, PoleVolt, a new electric vehicle charging station, was unveiled at The Ritz at Washington Heights, expanding access to EV infrastructure for residents of Charlotte’s Historic West End.  The first of its kind, the station utilizes existing utility infrastructure from light poles in order to...
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...
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