Saturday, February 18, 2012

League of Conservation Voters Releases Congressional Scorecard

The League of Conservation Voters (the national organization) released its scorecard of US Senate and House of Representatives members. North Carolina members scored from a high of 100% (Sen. Kagen) to a low of 3% ( Rep. Foxx).

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Legislative Environmental Stars Lost

Even before the primary elections, we know that at least four of the leading environment voices in the Triangle will not be returning for the 2012 session. This is due to retirements and placement of two of our environmental friends in the same district.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Action: Call Sen. Burr about bike/walking support

This action alert is from Steven Waters of Raleigh. Please help by calling Sen. Burr's office. You may talk to a person or voice mail, but leave a message. It is important for Sen. Burr to know that is constituents support the Cardin-Cochran amendment. His staff will be counting phone calls and he will know how many people called in. Calls do make a difference. It only takes a couple of minutes to make the call. Details are below:

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Environment NC releases General Assembly scorecard

Shortly after the NC League of Conservation Voters released its scorecard of the voting records of NC House and Senate members (click here), the environmental organization Environment NC released its scorecard. The following is a press release from Environment NC:

Thursday, February 2, 2012

EPA site provides green house gas data for US, NC

The Environmental Protection Agency provides detailed data on sites that release green house gases (GHG), available for the entire US and for individual states, found at: