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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

Keeping Virginia in the Climate Pact
The new governor is on his second illegal attempt to leave a regional climate coalition.
Cooper Ramps Up Clean Energy and Equity
He signed a new executive order accelerating our clean energy progress and prioritizing justice and equity.
Biden Restores Auto Efficiency Standards
The tougher rules will save lives and money.
U.S. House Passes Historic Climate Bill
Now Build Back Better heads to the Senate and hopefully the president’s desk.
Global Climate Deal Makes Progress
Now Congress must pass the Build Back Better Act.
Infrastructure Passes, Climate Bill Coming 
The House will vote on the Build Back Better Act next week.

Clean Energy

Growing Nuclear Costs Undercut Boosters
Meanwhile, the cost of renewables continues to sink.
Cooper Ramps Up Clean Energy and Equity
He signed a new executive order accelerating our clean energy progress and prioritizing justice and equity.
Cooper Vetoes Pro-Polluter, Anti-Voter Bills
Three bad bills get his stamp of disapproval.
How Does NC Measure Up on Clean Energy?
We’re on the rise.
Pro-Polluter Energy Bill Sent to Governor
Gov. Cooper has already vetoed another anti-voter bill.
U.S. House Passes Historic Climate Bill
Now Build Back Better heads to the Senate and hopefully the president’s desk.

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