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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

Hurricane Surge a Sign of Climate Change
Scientists say sudden strengthening of hurricanes is a sure sign of climate change.
Green Momentum as Conventions Begin
Two weeks of party nominating conventions bring the Trump and Biden records center stage.
Biden and VP Hopefuls Go Big on Climate
Biden, Harris, and Duckworth roll out ambitious climate and environmental justice plans.
Trump Guts Environmental Policy Act
His latest executive order slashes NEPA’s 50-year-old environmental protections.
Climate Crisis Committee Releases Plan
A U.S. House committee released “the most detailed climate plan in history.”
Hotlist 6/17/20: Our Summary of Gov. Cooper’s Climate Resilience Plan
It will help our state avoid and bounce back from extreme weather events.

Clean Energy

New Settlement Should Speed Solar
Duke Energy and clean energy advocates reached a deal to speed up solar projects.
Applicant Withdraws Sonic Blasting Request
A company is backing down from exploring our coast for oil but four more are waiting in the wings.
Big Oil Gets GOP Convention Love
Realizing they can’t save coal, delegates doubled down on oil at last week’s RNC.
Cal Cunningham’s Clean Campaign
The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy examines Cal’s clean energy record.
DEQ Nixes Mountain Valley Pipeline Permit
DEQ denied the MVP water permit for its intended passage through our state.
SunBlockers Threaten Southeastern Solar
A new report shows some Southern utilities hold back solar energy production.

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