Today is an excellent day to take some action!
Late last month, security guards at Duke Energy’s Charlotte headquarters blocked Beyond Coal director Mary Anne Hitt from delivering 9,000 petitions signed by Duke customers calling on the company to clean up its toxic coal ash, in the wake of a spill that decimated 70 miles of the Dan River. It was the culmination of a dramatic rally that shone a glaring spotlight on one company’s reckless pollution practices, and the urgent need for the Environmental Protection Agency to finally close coal water pollution loopholes, without delay.
Coal ash is a waste product from power plants, and we can’t afford to see more spills of this toxic byproduct that pollutes our waterways.
Take Action: Tell your Representative: Support Clean Energy!
The wind industry supports more than 80,700 American-made jobs around the country and is paving the way toward 100 percent clean energy for America. With the right policies in place, the wind industry could support 500,000 jobs by 2030.
Congressmen Steve King and Dave Loebsack have written a bipartisan letter calling on Congress to renew the Production Tax Credit for clean, wind energy.