Citizen Action Coalition of Indiana NC WARN: Waste Awareness & Reduction Network News Release Contact: Grant Smith 317-205-3535 March 31, 2008 Jim Warren 919-416-5077 Climate Expert Says Energy Chiefs Have Stolen Big Tobacco’s Playbook New study says carbon levels are already too high; NASA’s Hansen urges Duke …
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Behind Closed Doors – NRC, Progress Energy & New Nukes – News Release by NC WARN
News Release Contact: Jim Warren March 11, 2008 NRC cut public out of meeting on new nukes at Shearon Harris Group says agency went into “closed session” after Progress Energy ran into trouble Durham, NC – Federal regulators abruptly halted a public meeting Thursday after problems arose with Progress …
Nuke Costs Can’t Be Secret, Groups Tell NC Commission – News Release by NC WARN
News Release Contact: Jim Warren March 4, 2008 New Nuclear Costs Can’t be Secret, Groups Say With industry estimates tripling – up to $9 billion per reactor – NC commission must order Duke Energy to open the books Durham, NC – An alliance of public advocacy groups* today …
Cliffside is Too Costly – News Release by NC WARN
Ruling could spell end of Cliffside project since Duke Energy admits it’s too costly to build a single coal-fired unit.
Lip-Sticking a Pig: Easley Team Approves Cliffside by Distorting Pollution Levels – News Release by NC WARN
The State and Duke Energy seem to be working in tandem to put lipstick on a pig, based on their coordinated announcements today. Despite their withering campaign of distortion, building the Cliffside power plant is a losing strategy for the climate crisis, air quality and mercury poisoning of the North Carolina public.
Feds Must Take Permit From State Control – News Release by NC WARN
NEWS RELEASE Contact: Jim Warren January 17, 2008 919-416-5077 Feds urged to take control of pollution case at Cliffside plant State has failed to heed EPA; feds should deny the permit, NC WARN says DURHAM, NC – The US Environmental Protection Agency should withdraw state authority over a …
Oxfam: Weather Disasters Soar, IPCC Demands Action – A Statement from NC WARN
The global scientific community just redoubled its warning that climate change is accelerating, and the world’s top experts are calling for urgent action to reduce greenhouse gases.
Hansen, Climate Expert Joins Fight In NC – News Release by NC WARN
Dr. James Hansen, the nation’s foremost climatologist, will bring his urgent message against corporate influence over energy-and-climate decisions to North Carolina at a pair of forums in Charlotte and Chapel Hill hosted by the Carolinas Clean Air Coalition and NC WARN. Mike Nicklas, an internationally recognized green architect and leader in renewable energy, will join Dr. Hansen.
Harris Nuclear Plant Fined for Security Violations – News Release by NC WARN
NEWS RELEASE Contact: Jim Warren August 30, 2007 919-416-5077 Penalty closes two-year scandal after 9 charges were confirmed Statement by NC WARN Executive Director Jim Warren: Federal investigators today levied a $65,000 penalty against Progress Energy, owner of the Shearon Harris nuclear plant, ending a wide-ranging security scandal that began …
NC Energy Bill, Sorry Process Send State Backward – News Release by NC WARN
Energy Bill S-3 Sends NC Backward Utility influence & sorry process leads to damaging legislation STATEMENT BY JIM WARREN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF NC WARN: North Carolina has been harmed by a disreputable process that gives powerful corporations even more control over our energy and environmental future – at the worst …