Posts Tagged with "Cliffside"

Cliffside Coal Plant: An Example of What NOT to Fund

Thursday, January 20, 2011

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Cliffside Coal Plant: An Example of What NOT to Fund

Cliffside is a small town in southern North Carolina with a huge coal plant owned by utility giant Duke Energy at its center. Activists from around the southeast have organized and rallied and protested since a major expansion of the plant began in 2008. Unfortunately, despite the good work of climate activists to stop construction, [...]

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I really don’t like Big Coal

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

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I really don’t like Big Coal. I don’t like it when they blow the tops of mountains. I don’t like it when their power plants pollute local air and water. I don’t like when coal ash waste poisons whole communities. I especially don’t like how Big Coal is responsible for 42% of global carbon emissions [...]

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44 Arrested at Duke Energy’s Headquarters

Monday, April 20, 2009

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Community members engage in civil disobedience to prevent the construction of coal fired facility. This morning, the Cliffside Climate Action brought hundreds to Duke Energy’s headquarters in Charlotte North Carolina to protest the construction of the new Cliffside coal facility. The latest news is that 44 community members and supporters have been arrested, sending a [...]

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44 Arrested Protesting Cliffside Coal Plant

Monday, April 20, 2009

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A few hours ago hundreds of protesters converged on the headquarters of Duke Energy in Charlotte NC to demand a stop to the construction of the Cliffside Coal-fired power plant. This is just the latest in the growing wave of civil disobedience that is building around the country demanding that we get America off coal [...]

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North Carolinians Act against Coal

Monday, November 17, 2008

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Activists across North Carolina took action against Bank of America’s dirty coal financing. In the early hours of commuter traffic, Raleigh commuters encountered banners at key thoroughfares – reminding them that “Coal Ain’t Clean”, and that Bank of America continues to finance the coal industry, including Mountaintop Removal coal mining and dirty coal power companies [...]

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