State of the Air: NORTH CAROLINA

Our North Carolina chapter is recruiting moms — and dads — to marshal support for EPA’s crucial clean air standards. Contact national field manager, Gretchen Dahlkemper at galfonso@momscleanairforce.org to learn more or volunteer.

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In 2013 Charlotte was ranked the 19th smoggiest city in the United States



The pollution reductions from the Mercury and Air Toxics Rule are expected to save up to 480 lives in North Carolina and provide about $3.9 billion in benefits to North Carolina each year

There were 195,000 cases of pediatric asthma in 2013

According to the state and EPA, 100% of North Carolina’s waterways are impaired due to mercury contamination



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Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, May 29, 5:30-7:00pm: Moms Clean Air Force Town Hall on Children’s Health & Air Pollution in Charlotte.
  • Saturday, June 7: 5k for Clean Air REGISTER

Governor

Pat McCrory

Contact information:

  • Office of the Governor
    20301 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-0301
  • Email: Contact form
  • Phone: (919) 814-2000
  • Twitter: @PatMcCroryNC

US Senate

Richard Burr

Contact information:

  • Federal Building
    151 Patton Avenue, Suite 204
    Asheville, NC 28801
  • Email: Contact form
  • Phone: (828) 350-2437
  • Twitter: @SenatorBurr

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Kay Hagan

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US House of Representatives

G.K. Butterfield (District 1)

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Renee Ellmers (District 2)

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Walter Jones (District 3)

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David E. Price (District 4)

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Virginia Foxx (District 5)

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Howard Coble (District 6)

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Mike McIntyre (District 7)

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Richard Hudson (District 8)

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Robert Pittenger (District 9)

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Patrick McHenry (District 10)

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Mark Meadows (District 11)

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Mel Watt (District 12, Vacancy)

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George Holding (District 13)

Contact information:

  • 3725 National Drive
    Suite 101
    Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Email: Contact form
  • Phone: (919) 782-4400
  • Twitter: @RepHolding

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North Carolina’s electricity generation by source, 2011:

  • Coal (55%)

  • Nuclear (35%)

  • Natural Gas (4%)

  • Renewables (6%)