natural resources defense council
October 16, 2014 -
The conservative advocacy group acknowledges mailing bad voter registration information to North Carolinians but says it was an error by staff who lifted material from a similar document sent in Arkansas but who failed to fact-check it. AFP also accuses the N.C. Democratic Party of filing a formal complaint over the mailer for fundraising purposes.
September 30, 2014 -
Liberal-leaning groups in North Carolina are building their independent political spending network -- but as of now they're still being outspent by conservative-leaning groups by a 2-to-1 margin.
July 17, 2014 -
A new Facing South/Institute for Southern Studies analysis finds that super PACs and other outside groups spent more than $2.6 million targeting state races in North Carolina's 2014 primaries, with almost half targeted at a key seat for the state supreme court.
March 6, 2014 -
With a new poll finding North Carolina voters overwhelmingly want state officials to force Duke Energy to clean up its coal ash pits, a protest outside the governor's mansion that involved the Moral Monday movement leader turned up the heat on the McCrory administration, which is under federal investigation following the Feb. 2 spill into the Dan River.
July 15, 2013 -
A new poll finds that the majority of North Carolina residents oppose fracking, but their elected state representatives are aggressively pushing to fast-track the controversial gas drilling technique in the state. Could a backlash be brewing?
July 5, 2013 -
The NRDC's annual report on bacterial contamination at U.S. beaches finds serious problems at popular swimming spots across the South. The group is calling on the federal government to take action to better protect beachgoers from serious health risks.
June 5, 2013 -
Though some politicians are trying to repeal the state's renewable energy standard, the policy continues to help make North Carolina a national leader in creating clean-energy jobs.