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Carolina Public Press held its Newsmakers forum on the role of renewable energy in WNC, on Friday, April 21, 2017, at the Asheville campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University. Carolina Public Press Managing Editor Frank Taylor moderated the panel, which was followed by an audience Q&A. Panelists were David Neal, staff attorney with the Southern Environmental Law Center; Maggie Ullman, board chair of the N.C. Sustainable Energy Association; and Jason Walls, communication manager at Duke Energy. A recording of the live-streamed session may be viewed below.

To learn more about these events, email Executive Director Angie Newsome or call Carolina Public Press at 828-774-5290.

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The 2017 Newsmakers series from Carolina Public Press is made possible through the support of individuals, foundations, businesses and organizations. We wish to thank the following sponsors for their support in bringing civic and civil dialogues on the region’s important issues to Western North Carolina. To learn more about our affordable sponsorship packages, email Executive Director Angie Newsome.

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