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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

Urge Gov. Cooper to Join Climate Coalition!
12 neighboring states are cutting emissions and power bills while creating jobs. Let’s join them!
Resiliency Shifting State Climate Policy
Gov. Cooper is focusing not only on preventing climate impacts but helping communities bounce back.
Regan Earns Praise at EPA Hearing
Make sure Burr and Tillis support him.
GM Will Go All-Electric by 2035
The carmaker pledged to get rid of gas-powered cars within 15 years.
Biden Boosts Climate, Environmental Justice
Last Wednesday was the biggest day for federal climate action in history.
Thank Biden for Acting on Climate!
He marshaled his entire administration to tackle this urgent crisis. Thank him!

Clean Energy

Urge Gov. Cooper to Join Climate Coalition!
12 neighboring states are cutting emissions and power bills while creating jobs. Let’s join them!
Roots of the Texas Power Disaster
Many things went wrong, but clean energy was not among them.
Cooper Names New Environment Secretary
Dionne Delli-Gatti will replace Michael Regan at DEQ.
Poll: NC Supports Wind Energy
Voters want more wind and solar, less coal, oil, and natural gas.
Duke’s Failing Report Card
They have a long way to go in transitioning from fossil fuels to clean energy.
Major NC Offshore Wind Project Announced
With state legislators’ wind ban over, the first major offshore project is in the works.

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