A Durham advocacy group asked Attorney General Roy Cooper on Wednesday to take legal action to amend Duke Energy’s corporate charter, citing Duke’s contributions to climate change among other claims… [Duke Energy] spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said… “It’s unfortunate when discussions of our energy future are clouded by misinformation.”
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The Emergency Climate Response campaign was launched October 7, 2015. We are calling on NC Attorney General Roy Cooper to use his explicit constitutional authority to require executives of Duke Energy to help slow the accelerating climate crisis instead of making it worse. Read more here.
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A North Carolina utility watchdog group and well-known critic of Duke Energy joined six other environmental, labor and religious organizations Wednesday to petition North Carolina’s attorney general to force Duke to amend its corporate charter due to “a persistent pattern of criminal activity” of harming the environment.