NC WARN’s complaint to the EPA Inspector General charges that a high-ranking EPA official connected to the fossil fuel industry committed scientific fraud. 130 organizations joined our call for an investigation into underreporting of methane emissions in two major studies that have sweeping ramifications for global climate change and for public health and safety.
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In hosting the executives of Duke Energy and his own chief of staff and appointed environmental officials at a dinner at the Executive Mansion, Gov. Pat McCrory clearly demonstrated that his allegiances are with his benefactor and former employer, Duke Energy.
An alliance of nonprofits today called for NC Attorney General Roy Cooper to assert his explicit legal authority to enforce the corporate charter of Duke Energy, saying an investigation of the corporation’s North Carolina operations is required due to its history of criminality – from partnering with Enron to coal ash failures – and a rapidly advancing climate crisis that could see sea levels rise 10 feet by mid-century.
NC WARN says Duke, Southern and others are gouging ratepayers for billions, blocking renewables By Herman K. Trabish The state-by-state fight between utilities and renewables advocates just went national. A North Carolina group has asked federal regulators to investigate Duke Energy, the Southern Company, and other big Southeastern utilities for …
Visit our Solarize website to check on the progress of Solarize the Triangle 2016 and to learn how North Carolina nonprofits have helped nearly 500 homeowners and businesses go solar since 2013.
Solarize programs have added over 2.5 megawatts of clean, sustainable solar energy to the state’s power mix. That’s 1,400 tons of coal every year that no longer needs to be burned.
Duke Energy would be part of an $8 billion proposal, announced Tuesday, to send wind energy generated in Wyoming to Los Angeles.
NC WARN, with a coalition of allies, co-organized the Charlotte protest outside of Duke Energy’s headquarters on the day of their annual shareholder meeting. We also had a presence inside the meeting, with our members speaking out for climate protection and social justice.