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Upcoming Events

Sept. 20, 12:30-2:30: Triangle Climate Strike! Join forces with Triangle students & communities as millions around the world walk out of homes and workplaces to join young people in the streets for the biggest global climate strike yet! Halifax Mall, 300 N Salisbury Street, Raleigh

Sept. 23, 10:00 AM, Climate Emergency: Tri-State Pipeline Strike! As part of the Global Climate Strike week of action, we will join w/  landowners across WV, VA, & NC impacted by the MVP, ACP and other climate-impacting threats. Communities resisting the pipeline threats will share their story and stand in solidarity to protect the region’s rights to clean water and to protect their future!

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Ask Gov. McCrory to VETO the Polluter Protection Act

In the wee hours of the last night of their session, the NC House passed House Bill 765, the worst environmental legislation in years! Packed full of handouts to industry and polluters, it leaves NC communities with fewer protections than ever against toxic contamination, air pollution and the whims of big corporations.

Ask Governor McCrory to protect people’s health, not polluting industry!

Please contact Gov. McCrory now at 919-814-2000 or governor.office@nc.gov and ask him . . . → Read More: Ask Gov. McCrory to VETO the Polluter Protection Act

Tell NC lawmakers: protect communities, NOT polluters

After weeks of negotiations between House and Senate, the newest version of the terrible “Polluter Protection Bill,” House Bill 765, is here. Packed full of handouts to industry and polluters, it leaves NC communities with fewer protections than ever against toxic contamination, air pollution and the whims of big corporations. Even after a few small improvements, this bill is still an unprecedented attack on North Carolina’s water, air, community, and public health protections!

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A Chance to Clean Up the Worst of HB765, the “Polluter Protection Bill”—Take Action!

The public was so fired up by the outrageous provisions added by the Senate to House Bill 765 that even the most pro-polluter Representatives heard from their constituents and agreed that the Senate had taken a simple gravel-hauling bill and created a monster. On July 22, the full House voted 99 to zero NOT to concur with the Senate’s version of the bill! This vote sent the bill to a Conference Committee for negotiations between . . . → Read More: A Chance to Clean Up the Worst of HB765, the “Polluter Protection Bill”—Take Action!

Oppose new "mega-bill" - catastrophic for NC water & air!

ACT NOW: Ask your state legislators to oppose H765!

This week, the NC General Assembly will consider House Bill 765, the “Regulatory Reform Act of 2015,” a laundry list of damaging provisions shoved into one mega-bill with serious consequences for environmental justice!

Please call your state Rep today, and urge them to OPPOSE H765, to protect the abilities of North Carolina communities to protect themselves and hold polluters accountable! (Click here for your . . . → Read More: Oppose new “mega-bill” – catastrophic for NC water & air!