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Today, Governor Roy Cooper joined Dominion Energy CEO Robert M. Blue to observe Dominion Energy wind turbines off the coast of Virginia and addressed the third North Carolina Taskforce for Offshore Wind Economic Resource Strategies (NC TOWERS) meeting in Elizabeth City.

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that communities statewide will receive a record $789.4 million in water and wastewater infrastructure funding to help pay for 385 projects statewide, including 140 construction projects.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order No. 266 to improve the resilience of state buildings against flooding.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the Clean Smokestacks Act by acknowledging the impact of the landmark environmental legislation and reaffirming North Carolina’s commitment to protecting our resources and communities while transitioning to clean energy and growing the state’s economy.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) Secretary Reid Wilson participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Bobs Creek State Natural Area.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) Secretary Elizabeth S. Biser and North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) Secretary Reid Wilson celebrated Earth Day by participating in a stream clean-up at Chavis Park in Raleigh.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper joined Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to unveil the first electric school bus in North Carolina and highlight the state’s transition to a clean energy economy.

Governor Roy Cooper announced today $164 million in loans and grants to help pay for 76 drinking water and wastewater projects statewide. 

Today, Governor Roy Cooper toured PoleVolt, a new electric vehicle charging station in Charlotte created by a partnership between the City of Charlotte, Duke Energy, Centralina Regional Council and UNC Charlotte.

Governor Roy Cooper visited the GoRaleigh Operations Facility today to tour electric and compressed natural gas bus operations.

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