Campaign Watch: Disaster May Affect Voting

Campaign Watch: Disaster May Affect Voting Because of Florence, our right to hold our elected officials accountable and choose who represents us is at stake this fall. If we can’t vote, our elected leaders can get away with bowing to polluters and their assaults on our right to clean air and water. In counties most heavily hit… Continue Reading Campaign Watch: Disaster May Affect Voting

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Environomics: Renewable Resilience

Environomics: Renewable Resilience Reality has conspired to knock down yet another anti-environmental message from the Trump Administration. Solar power facilities have shown little damage from Hurricane Florence and its aftermath, and the single utility-scale wind power facility in North Carolina never stopped operating during the storm. Decentralized solar facilities in particular showed the value of… Continue Reading Environomics: Renewable Resilience

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Conservation Action: Coal Ash and Hog Waste Flooding Our Rivers

Conservation Action: Coal Ash and Hog Waste Flooding Our Rivers We’re no longer talking about “potential” pollution from Hurricane Florence’s massive flooding. The real damage from environmental neglect is becoming plain—brought to our attention by citizen monitors. The Cape Fear River Watch, Waterkeeper Alliance, and Earthjustice were among the groups with volunteers and staff providing… Continue Reading Conservation Action: Coal Ash and Hog Waste Flooding Our Rivers

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Campaign Watch: “Dirty Half Dozen”

Campaign Watch: “Dirty Half Dozen” North Carolinians will decide the fate of six proposed amendments to the state constitution in fewer than 60 days. The amendments range from a vaguely worded promise to protect “traditional” hunting and fishing methods, to deceptively worded changes to strip the governor of much of his appointment powers. NC Policy… Continue Reading Campaign Watch: “Dirty Half Dozen”

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