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Upcoming Events

Oct. 15, 7:00 PM, Burning the Gas “Bridge Fuel” Myth, Community United Church of Christ, 814 Dixie Trail, Raleigh

Oct. 18-19, Environmental Justice Summit, Historic Franklinton Center at Bricks, Us Highway 301, Whitakers, NC, CLICK HERE for more info!

Oct. 22, 12:00 PM, Climate Change: Science Without Politics with speaker meteorologist Paul Heggen, Chatham Community Library, 197 NC-87, Pittsboro

Take action

Commissions Bill could delay coal ash cleanup!

Legislature to vote on revised Commissions Bill next Tues.

Implications for fracking, coal ash cleanup, water for impacted families: Email your representative and senator today!

On May 25, the Commissions Bill – a revised version of Senate Bill 71 – passed the NC House with several changes. They included an amendment that we discovered contained 3 bad restrictions that could drastically reduce the number of households near coal ash sites who would qualify for water . . . → Read More: Commissions Bill could delay coal ash cleanup!

Bad bill alert: Right to know what’s in your drinking water threatened!

Oppose House Bill 1005 / Senate Bill 779

Drinking water is not a partisan issue. Call your Representative and Senator now (look them up by county here, then click their name to view contact information), to ask them to oppose “Issuance of Advisories/Drinking Water Stds” bill!

View our factsheet on the bill.

Please call or email your state representative and state senator today!

Here’s what you need to know, and share with your Representative . . . → Read More: Bad bill alert: Right to know what’s in your drinking water threatened!

This month, speak out for coal ash cleanup

Speak out for coal ash cleanup: hearings throughout March

Hearings on proposed classifications for cleanup of coal ash dumps across the state are a critical time for concerned residents and impacted communities to speak out for transparent, swift, and protective plans to safely store coal ash and ensure safe drinking water Duke Energy’s for neighbors! This is an environmental justice issue affecting some of the state’s most vulnerable communities, who are standing up together for . . . → Read More: This month, speak out for coal ash cleanup

March 14: Clean Up Coal Ash at Cliffside Power Plant

March 14, 6pm, Boiling Springs Town Hall 114 E College Ave, Boiling Springs (directions) Facebook event

Additional location, same time and date: Rutherford Isothermal Community College Auditorium 286 ICC Loop Rd, Spindale (directions) Facebook event

Please join us to call for a full cleanup of ash in Cleveland and Rutherford Counties at the Cliffside power plant (now called “Rogers Energy Complex.”) This is one of 14 hearings across North Carolina on the future of Duke . . . → Read More: March 14: Clean Up Coal Ash at Cliffside Power Plant