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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

Climate Disaster Hitting 1/3 Americans
Six times as many Americans live in climate disaster areas as just three years ago.
North Carolina Town a Climate Poster Child
Robeson County’s Fair Bluff is among America’s small towns bankrupted by climate change.
U.S. House Backs Climate Action
The Build Back Better Act is moving quickly in both houses of Congress now.
Jouley Jolts Jobs: Manning, Labor Join NCLCV to Plug Electric School Buses
Congress must act urgently and boldly to tackle climate while creating jobs and justice.
Federal Budget Advances Climate Action
Senate leadership is moving the biggest climate bill in U.S. history.
Biden Calls for 50% Electric Cars by 2030
We know who will be first on the electric yellow Corvette waiting list.

Clean Energy

Solar Futures Study
With Build Back Better, solar could power 40% of America, including every home, by 2035.
U.S. House Backs Climate Action
The Build Back Better Act is moving quickly in both houses of Congress now.
Utilities Commission Limits Duke Politicking
Duke Energy can’t charge us for their political ads, donations, and lobbying.
Dirty Money for Dirty Power
Between campaign cash, dark money, and lobbyists, Duke Energy is spending big.
Federal Budget Advances Climate Action
Senate leadership is moving the biggest climate bill in U.S. history.
Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Moving
More is needed to tackle climate.

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