!

URGENT: Sign your name to tell lawmakers to keep mandates and pharmaceutical giveaways out of the new "omnibus" healthcare bill.

Bright Sunshiny Day: NC Solar Projects Bring in Federal Funds

July 23, 2016

So the U.S. Department of Agriculture awards loan guarantees for renewable energy projects across the nation — and this year, our state racked up. Seven North Carolina projects earned more than half of the $43 million total allocated nationally to these projects.

Since 2009, the USDA’s program has “reduce[d] greenhouse gas emissions by more than five million metric tons annually." More sun, less greenhouse gas? Sounds good for our health, and our economy: many of these loans go to small businesses and farms.

Read more about the loans here.

Want to know more about North Carolina news and legislative updates that affect your healthcare costs? Sign up for our email updates!


Comment on This Article   

Post Your Comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.

Featured Articles

NC omnibus healthcare bill could come with $2.2 billion price tag
North Carolina needs more health insurance options
Why do Pharmaceutical Companies hate PBMs so much?
Archaic Laws Hindering Healthcare Innovators from Improving Kidney Treatment in NC
Take Action: Email Your Legislator to Help Control Dialysis Costs
Big Pharma’s Moral Low Ground