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2019 Scorecard

A Message from Our Director
Executive Director Carrie Clark summarizes the 2019 legislative session.
Duke’s Dirty Dealing
Duke Energy tried all year to hike your bill, but together we stopped them.
An Unexpected Win for Solar
We derailed a bill that would have made solar more expensive.
Wind Ban No More
The wind ban reared its ugly head again, but we stopped it in its tracks.
“I Will Not Yield”
House leaders lied and played dirty tricks, but our champions fought back.
2019 Interactive Legislative Scorecard
Dive into your legislators’ scores.
Adversaries & Allies
See who led the fight for and against your rights.
Gov. Roy Cooper’s 2019 Scorecard
Where did our governor stand on our issues?

Climate Crisis

Cooper Releases Climate Resilience Plan
Gov. Cooper released North Carolina’s first climate resilience plan to help us bounce back from extreme weather.
NC Opens Door to Offshore Wind
The Cooper Administration is studying what it will take to unleash our state’s wind energy potential.
COVID Compounds Climate Injustice
The climate crisis and coronavirus are compounding existing disparities for communities of color and low income.
Trump Unleashes Mercury Pollution
His EPA’s latest weakening of public health protections will hurt children of color most.
Trump Guts Clean Cars Standard
One report estimates Trump’s move could kill 10,000 more people in the next 15 years.
Poll: NC Pleads Tillis to Act on Climate
Voters give Gov. Cooper strong reviews for his Clean Energy Plan.

Clean Energy

NC Opens Door to Offshore Wind
The Cooper Administration is studying what it will take to unleash our state’s wind energy potential.
Clean Energy Eclipses Coal
For the first time ever, clean energy will power more of the U.S. than coal.
DEQ Makes Headway on Hog Farm Justice
DEQ’s environmental justice board proposes new hog farm accountability and clean energy progress measures.
Trump Unleashes Mercury Pollution
His EPA’s latest weakening of public health protections will hurt children of color most.
Virginia Chooses Customers Over Utilities
NC legislators should copy new Virginia laws that protect customers from utility greed.
Renewables Besting Fossil Fuels
Wind and solar keep growing amid the recession while oil and gas fare poorly.

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