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Audubon Statement: NC House Energy Bill Falls Short on Clean Energy

The stakes couldn’t be clearer: we need bold climate solutions for birds and people. Instead we get a costly bill that fails to deliver on clean energy.

DURHAM — "The stakes couldn’t be clearer: we need urgent action on clean energy if we’re going to have a healthy, sustainable future for working families and our birds and wildlife. Instead we get a costly bill written by and for Duke Energy that falls short on clean energy. We’re disappointed that lawmakers ignored input from conservation groups and ratepayers. HB 951 still has a long way to go to become law. Audubon and our advocates will continue speaking up for bold climate solutions," says Andrew Hutson, executive director of Audubon North Carolina and vice president of the National Audubon Society.

Media Contact: Ben Graham, ben.graham@audubon.org

About Audubon North Carolina

Audubon North Carolina, a state program of the National Audubon Society, has offices in Durham, Boone, Corolla, and Wilmington. Learn more at www.nc.audubon.org and on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.​ The National Audubon Society protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow. A nonprofit conservation organization since 1905, Audubon works throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation. Learn more at www.audubon.org and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @audubonsociety.

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