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2020 Scorecard

Gov. Cooper’s Report Card
Our governor is fighting to protect our health and climate and to advance clean energy.
Bills NCLCV Acted On, 2019-20 Sessions
Luckily, most of the worst legislation never saw the light of day.
Green Tie Awards 2020
Find out which legislators we honored at this year’s ceremony with Gov. Cooper and Cory Booker!
Cuts to DEQ Funding: Impacts on Water Quality
DEQ’s job is to protect our health but legislators have been slashing its budget for a decade.
PFAS and GenX
These “forever chemicals” are a growing problem that legislators and the EPA are keeping us from solving.
Coal Ash
Gov. Cooper forced Duke Energy to move its coal ash but legislators are trying to let them send us the bill.
Hog Waste and the Farm Act of 2019
Legislators keep doing Smithfield Foods’ bidding, harming our health while protecting pork polluters.
Environmental Justice
Communities of color are disproportionately impacted by pollution and climate change.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline
In a victory for North Carolinians, Duke and Dominion Energy cancelled their pipeline plans.
Clean Energy
Gov. Cooper is leading us toward a clean energy future with good-paying jobs and a healthier climate.
Climate Resilience
Gov. Cooper’s DEQ has released a plan to help us weather the climate storm.

Climate Crisis

Regan Readies Climate Contingencies
Bold EPA action must be joined by Congress passing the Build Back Better Act.
Climate Bill Delayed, Lands Chief Confirmed
Pro-polluter forces are working overtime.
NCLCV Launches Offshore Wind Coalition
We and nine other groups are joining forces to support wind’s job-creating climate-action potential.
Build Back Better’s Bright Prospects
This is the biggest week for climate action in history.
NCLCV Joins Biomass Challenge
We’re calling on President Biden to resist biomass being part of our clean energy future.
Climate Disaster Hitting 1/3 Americans
Six times as many Americans live in climate disaster areas as just three years ago.

Clean Energy

Biden’s Big Offshore Wind Plans
Offshore wind will power 10 million homes and create 80,000 jobs by 2030.
Flawed Energy Compromise Passes
Duke can still pad its profits at your expense.
New Standards to Prevent Texas Freeze
Regulators are working to make sure last winter’s deadly disaster doesn’t happen again.
NCLCV Launches Offshore Wind Coalition
We and nine other groups are joining forces to support wind’s job-creating climate-action potential.
Clean Energy Clash in Virginia Race
The governor’s race features candidates with two very different visions for our energy future.
NCLCV Joins Biomass Challenge
We’re calling on President Biden to resist biomass being part of our clean energy future.

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