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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

Protected: 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.
Mark Robinson: A Serious Threat To NC Justice Movements
Mark Robinson is a serious threat to NC as he holds extreme views on the environment and on social justice.
More Pipelines Proposed For NC
Duke, Dominion, and the pipeline companies are doing everything in their power to trap NC into long-term dependence on fossil gas.
Attorney General Stein Appeals Duke Rate Hike
“Every dollar matters for North Carolina families,” said Attorney General Josh Stein. “Yet, Duke Energy’s rate increase is too high.”
Governor Cooper Orders Wetlands Protection
Governor Roy Cooper has issued a major executive order with the goals of conserving, restoring, and protecting wetlands in North Carolina.
How Corporate Interests Block Clean Energy
Polls show even conservatives increasingly support the development of clean, renewable energy in NC. Why are lawmakers blocking efforts?

Clean Energy

Protected: 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.
Mark Robinson: A Serious Threat To NC Justice Movements
Mark Robinson is a serious threat to NC as he holds extreme views on the environment and on social justice.
More Pipelines Proposed For NC
Duke, Dominion, and the pipeline companies are doing everything in their power to trap NC into long-term dependence on fossil gas.
Attorney General Stein Appeals Duke Rate Hike
“Every dollar matters for North Carolina families,” said Attorney General Josh Stein. “Yet, Duke Energy’s rate increase is too high.”
How Corporate Interests Block Clean Energy
Polls show even conservatives increasingly support the development of clean, renewable energy in NC. Why are lawmakers blocking efforts?
EPA Toughens Air Quality Standards on Soot
Last week, the EPA toughened air quality standards to limit deadly pollution from fine particles (soot) found in emissions.

Let Your Voice Be Heard

Protected: 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. 

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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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