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Pat McCrory on Environment

 

 


Oversaw decline of Department of Environmental Quality

McCrory was commonly criticized for his closeness with Duke Energy, as the company came under fire for several coal ash leaks during his administration. Although McCrory occasionally signed legislation holding Duke Energy accountable for the spills, he also oversaw a decline in the strength of the Department of Environmental Quality, which is in charge of regulating polluters.
Source: The NCSU Technician on 2022 North Carolina Senate race , Apr 19, 2021

Remove regulations on Environmental and Natural Resources

Almost every day since I have been your governor, I have been personally meeting with potential employers who want to expand or relocate to North Carolina. We are already successful in improving our customer service working through bureaucratic regulatory roadblocks that stifle economic recruitment efforts. This is especially true in the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources. We're bring a customer service attitude to DENR.
Source: 2013 North Carolina State of the State Address , Feb 18, 2013

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