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Protect NC's Groundwater

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Legislators could be voting on a program via H639 that, if expanded, will increase the frequency of groundwater contamination across North Carolina and reduce the requirements for cleaning it up

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Tell your legislator: Support solar and renewable energy

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A North Carolina bill (H245) that would boost solar and renewable energy is gaining support from Republicans, Democrats, big businesses, and clean air advocates. H245 would allow renewable-energ

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Oppose Drilling Off North Carolina’s Coast

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Drilling for oil and gas off North Carolina's coast presents significant risks with little reward. Help us show our state and federal leaders that North Carolinians don't want offshore drilling

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Protect our rivers and streams

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A bad provision in House Bill 760 (H760) would, if passed, destroy the effectiveness of state rules that protect forested buffers along our rivers and streams. Protecting natural, forested buffe

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Stop the attack on NC's clean energy industry

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Some lawmakers are pushing a bill (H332) that would undercut North Carolina's growing clean energy industry by freezing our commitment to renewable energy. This provision recently passed in a di

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Support fresh, healthy food for all

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Tell your legislator to support H250, which would put million in the state budget to put refrigerators in corner stores in areas of the state where healthy and local food is hard to get. H250

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Thank Lowe’s for eliminating toxic chemicals in flooring

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Thanks to your emails and public pressure by a coalition of groups, including NC Conservation Network, Lowe's Home Improvement has pledged to phase out vinyl flooring containing toxic phthalates

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Tell legislators: More bike lanes & protect our waterways

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House Bill 44 is full of bad ideas after the state Senate made dramatic changes to it recently. One of the worst provisions in this bill would destroy important conservation buffers (known as ri

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Oppose the polluter protection bill

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Some lawmakers are working to pass a mega-bill (H765) that is packed full of bad environmental provisions. One of those provisions would allow polluters who self-report violations to avoid recei

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Tell Gov. McCrory: Protect our communities

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Cartoon by Kevin Siers of The Charlotte Observer.
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Protect NC's Clean Air

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State leaders are trying to push a proposal through the legislature that would remove approximately half of the state’s air quality monitors. But these monitors provide important informati

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Protect NC's waterways

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Some state legislators are trying

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