To promote clean, safe water and environments and empowered, just communities for all North Carolinians through community organizing, education, advocacy and technical assistance.

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Clean, safe, accessible water for all North Carolinians, protected by empowered, educated citizens and a publicly accountable government and economy.

There are many ways you can get involved with CWFNC! We are a nonprofit organization, relying on donations to keep our work going.

You can also volunteer with us, or simply become active in your community and make your voice heard when it comes to environmental justice, polluter accountability, and safe drinking water.

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  • Stopping Rate Hikes for Duke Energy’s Dirty Energy & Climate-Busting Plans!

    Rate cases for both Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) and Duke Energy Progress (DEP) are currently underway, with Duke seeking to recover costs associated with coal ash cleanup, upgrades to their fracked gas infrastructure and costly “grid modernization,” with no clear benefits to customers or cleaner energy. Impacts of the proposed rates would hit hard, as DEC wants to raise electric rates by at least 6.7%–increasing annual electricity bills for an average customer by over $100, while DEP is proposing to raise rates by at least 14.3%, adding over $200 annually to an average electric bill.

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