Last year, we re-filed the PFAS petition with the U.S. EPA under the Biden Administration, hoping for a different outcome for North Carolinians.
Rurality decreases individual access to health-related resources. Forty percent of people in North Carolina live in one of 80 rural counties.
Women of color are disproportionately impacted by maternal mortality and morbidity disparities. Black women are nearly three times more likely to die during childbirth than white women, and these numbers have not changed in 60 years.