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Your Environmental Values Are Our Priorities

The NC League of Conservation Voters (NCLCV) is the state’s leading pragmatic, nonpartisan voice for our state’s environment. Members like you are fighting for clean air, clean water, and clean energy for every North Carolinian. Join us in that fight now!

Defenders of Clean Air, Clean Water, and Clean Energy

We’re not just a presence at the General Assembly; we’re a voice at the ballot box. Join us in safeguarding North Carolina’s environment, clean air, clean water, and promoting clean energy.

2024 Green Tie Awards

We host our annual Green Tie Awards to honor environmental champions who have stepped up and spoken out on our issues at the General Assembly and in the public. Join us Wednesday, May 22nd and learn from our keynote speaker Attorney General Josh Stein about his environmental work and advocacy. 

Current Issues

Climate Crisis

EPA Finalizes New Limits on Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions
The EPA finalizes new limits to heavy-duty vehicle emissions to reduce health impacts and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
Harris, Regan Launch Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund in NC
Vice President Kamala Harris and US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan launched the GHG Reduction Fund in NC
NCLCV Welcomes Harris and Regan, Applauds Launch of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund
NCLCV released their annual scorecard, their primary tool for evaluating elected officials on environmental issues.
Accelerating Wetlands Loss Threatens Clean Water
New studies show that wetlands loss is accelerating across America; leading to the “reduced health, safety and prosperity of all Americans.”
First Electric Vehicles Goal Reached Early in NC
Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina has reached the first of his ambitious electric vehicle registration goals two years early.
New Clean Cars Rule Will Cut Vehicle Pollution and Save Lives
The Biden-Harris Administration announced a new Clean Cars Rule which will cut tailpipe pollution and save lives.

Clean Energy

NCLCV Welcomes Harris and Regan, Applauds Launch of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund
NCLCV released their annual scorecard, their primary tool for evaluating elected officials on environmental issues.
New Clean Cars Rule Will Cut Vehicle Pollution and Save Lives
The Biden-Harris Administration announced a new Clean Cars Rule which will cut tailpipe pollution and save lives.
2023 Scorecard Can Guide 2024 Voting
Last week, we released the 2023 Legislative Scorecard, tracking the environmental voting scores of NC state legislators.
2023 NCLCV Legislative Scorecard Released
NCLCV released their annual scorecard, their primary tool for evaluating elected officials on environmental issues.
Duke Wants Public To Pay For Unneeded Gas Plant
Duke Energy has filed for approval of its first huge new gas-burning plant, and Duke wants the public to pay for it.
LCV Praises Biden’s Strong SOTU Address
The national League of Conservation Voters was among the many observers praising Biden’s strong performance.

Let Your Voice Be Heard

We Say “No” To More Gas
Despite state mandate to reduce carbon emissions, Duke Energy and Dominion Energy are digging their heels into fossil fuels.
Tell Your Legislator to Uphold Cooper’s Veto of HB 600
“This bill is a hodgepodge of bad provisions that will result in dirtier water, discriminatory permitting and threats to NC’s environment.”
Tell Your Legislator: These Voting Bills Are Threats to Our Democracy
To have a safe and clean environment, we need a fair and healthy democracy. SB749 defies the will of voters and puts our democracy in jeopardy.
Speak Up For More Fuel Efficient Vehicles!
Gas powered vehicles are beginning to decline, so we need to make sure new cars hitting the road are the most efficient they can possibly be.
Tell Your Legislator to Protect North Carolinians’ Voting Rights
To have a safe and clean environment, we need a fair and healthy democracy. SB749 defies the will of voters and puts our democracy in jeopardy.
Tell Your Legislator to Protect North Carolina’s Most Important Resource
Half of U.S. deaths related to air pollution are linked to out-of-state emissions. This plan helps protect downwind states from pollution.

Get Access to Energy Funding

Energy Funds for All is a resource guide to help NC and SC residents access support for home and community energy projects.

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Take Action Today

Right now, you can be a voice for North Carolina’s people and natural resources. Sign a petition. Contact your elected officials. Demand accountability from corporate polluters. Spread the word to your friends and networks through email and social media.

NCLCV provides you with scorecards on how your elected officials voted on environmental issues, insider email updates, and information on how you can get involved in protecting your community. 

Give a Gift

Your support helps NCLCV continue our critical work advocating for sound environmental policies and holding our decision-makers accountable. 

Holding Leaders Accountable

NCLCV is the state’s leading pragmatic, nonpartisan voice for protecting our state’s environment.

North Carolinians, from the mountains to the sea, share a belief in protecting our air and water, maintaining the health of our communities, and ensuring our quality of life. Our elected officials have not always prioritized these values. That’s why our work is critical.

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