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After our victory on North Carolina’s Senate Bill 559, Duke Energy is yet again asking the state regulators for permission to raise the rates it charges families and businesses.
Localities across Appalachia and the nation have pledged to fully convert to green power — but restrictive policies and monopoly utilities are holding them back.
Numerous Appalachian homes and businesses took part in the 2019 National Solar Tour in October, sharing their experiences and opening their doors to the public to view their solar installations.
The North Carolina General Assembly removed a controversial provision from a ratemaking bill that would have allowed Duke Energy to enact multi-year rate hikes.
Several groups are collaborating on a study intended to reduce the number of human-bear conflicts in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Several North Carolina agencies and private environmental groups have teamed up to restore part of the Linville River in the Gill State Forest.
North Carolina awarded Arden-based electrical manufacturing company Eaton a 2019 Environmental Steward Plaque for sending zero waste to landfills for nearly two years.
North Carolinians are turning out strong to stand for environmental justice and water quality and to stop unneeded fracked-gas projects.
Appalachian Voices was among the many organizations voicing public opposition in North Carolina to a rate-hike bill despite Duke Energy’s money influence in the state legislature.