Vote for WNCA as the Best of WNC!

Its time to vote for WNCA in the 2013 Mountain Xpress Best of WNC reader survey! Last year, the communitys votes garnered us Top 3 finishes in the categories of Activist Group and Environmental Group. You can also vote for us as Best Non-Profit. Help make us #1 in 2013! You only have to vote for … Read more

Citizens to EPA: Clean up our water!

Hundreds attend limited public hearing on power plant water pollution Washington, D.C. – On April 22, after more than 30 years of delay, the EPA proposed a new rule under the federal Clean Water Act that contains a variety of options for cleaning up toxic water pollution from coal-fired power plants. Power plants are some of the … Read more

Help stop House Bill 94 from tearing down NCs environment

House Bill 94 is chock full of bad legislation that would overhaul some of North Carolina’s important environmental protections. One of the worst provisions would allow fracking companies to hide the names of the toxic chemicals they are pumping into the ground by calling them a trade secret. (You can learn more about fracking HERE.) H94 would … Read more

Survey: North Carolinians overwhelmingly oppose fracking, want more clean energy

Press contact: Bob Keefe, bkeefe@nrdc.org or (202) 289-2373 NRDC poll shows vast majority approve of state safeguards and standards to protect water, air and unique quality of life. RALEIGH – North Carolinians overwhelmingly oppose fracking, want more clean energy and think state environmental standards should be strengthened or left alone, according to a poll by … Read more