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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

How Biden Can Immediately Act on Climate
Absent definitive Senate control, executive action will be required.
Biden Wins, Senate Still in Play
Biden and Harris will act on climate, but a lot depends on control of the Senate.
Trump Creates Anti-Climate Court
Amy Coney Barrett’s ascension worries climate and environmental advocates.
Climate Resilience
Gov. Cooper’s DEQ has released a plan to help us weather the climate storm.
Clean Energy
Gov. Cooper is leading us toward a clean energy future with good-paying jobs and a healthier climate.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline
In a victory for North Carolinians, Duke and Dominion Energy cancelled their pipeline plans.

Clean Energy

Big Hog Loses Again
A federal court upheld a previous verdict against Smithfield Foods.
Good News for Clean Energy
Duke Energy solar rebates and a webinar on future progress.
Cooper Joins MD, VA to Grow Offshore Wind
The bipartisan agreement will boost our states’ wind capacity.
Clean Energy
Gov. Cooper is leading us toward a clean energy future with good-paying jobs and a healthier climate.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline
In a victory for North Carolinians, Duke and Dominion Energy cancelled their pipeline plans.
Biden Makes Green Waves in Final Debate
He spoke eloquently about climate action, clean energy, and environmental justice.

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