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Helping 23 counties improve the quality of development


Restoring and protecting our water quality for healthy ecosystems and recreational resources


 Supporting initiatives for clean, homegrown energy for our NC communities

Have your say on Duke’s “Modernization” plan

Tuesday, January 26 is your last and only chance to give public input to the NC utilities commission >>more

More Wilderness + More Recreation

MountainTrue has signed onto a win-win proposal that would result in more wilderness and more recreation. Support the MOU for the Nantahala-Pisgah National Forests.

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Community Pressures Duke to Revised Modernization Plan

#DukeDidBetter. Duke abandons transmission lines, substation and reduces size of proposed plant. >>more

Upcoming Events

  1. Volunteer at the Winter Warmer Beer Festival

    February 6 @ 4:30 am - 8:00 pm
  2. Winter Warmer Beer Festival

    February 6 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Paddle-n-Plant with the French Broad Riverkeeper

    February 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. Hendersonville Green Drinks

    February 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Paddle-n-Plant with the French Broad Riverkeeper

    February 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mountaintrue News

DEQ Puts Cliffside Area Residents at Risk of Coal Ash Contamination

DEQ Puts Cliffside Area Residents at Risk of Coal Ash Contamination

The Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) risk classification for North Carolina’s coal ash pits puts the health of residents who live downstream from the Cliffside coal ash impoundments, including those who live in Shelby and Gaffney, SC, at risk from contaminated drinking water.

Putting the modern in Duke Energy’s “modernization” plan

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy featured the following guest blog from Joan Walker, MountainTrue’s Campaign Director/Interim Southern Region Director detailing the history and current opportunities for public engagement on Duke Energy’s Western Carolina’s “Modernization” Project. On January 26, in Asheville, our communities will have their only chance to speak on Duke Energy’s plans for Western […]

Hendersonville Green Drinks: The Path Toward a Cleaner, Safer and More Affordable Energy Future

MountainTrue Campaigns Director Joan Walker is the featured presenter of the next Hendersonville Green Drinks on Thursday, January 14 at Black Bear Coffee in downtown Hendersonville. Attendees will learn about the current state of Duke Energy’s Western Carolinas Modernization project, and ongoing efforts by MountainTrue and the Carolina Land Coalition to ensure that Duke prioritizes energy efficiency and renewable infrastructure and reduces its reliance on fossil fuels.

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