Coal and nuclear power plants in North Carolina that guzzle water for their operations are stressing our water supplies, according to a new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and a team of more than a dozen scientists. Read more
When it comes to stacking the card deck in one’s favor, no one seems more adept than dirty energy industries, namely oil, coal and gas. These companies enjoy enormous government subsidies, huge profits and executive salaries most of us couldn’t imagine.
North Carolina has an important role in leveling the playing field for renewable energy, given our renewable potential. But so far, it appears that decision-makers will continue to stack the deck in favor of dirty energy. Here’s how … Read more