2/22/2016: Partisanship on full display in D.C. and NC

A momentous change on the Supreme Court, and late-breaking court decisions on Congressional districts, have folks in Washington and Raleigh scrambling. This week in CIB. Washington Watch: Partisan Politics and the Supreme Court What impact will the absence of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, and the struggle over his replacement, have on the future of […]

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2/15/2016: It was a tough week for clean air & water

The U.S. Supreme Court throws a curve into implementation of the Clean Power Plan, while commissions at the state level consider adding to the threats against our clean water and coastal resources. This week in CIB. Judicial Watch: Clean Power Plan Put on Hold Last week the U.S. Supreme Court surprised most observers by slapping […]

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2/1/2016: Going backwards on clean energy

NC’s environmental chief is trying to push our state backwards on clean energy. This week in CIB. Executive Watch: State Environmental Chief Expands Attack on Renewable Energy NC’s Secretary of Environmental Quality, Donald van der Vaart, wants to make solar farms harder to build in North Carolina. Van der Vaart last week told the NC […]

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