Those who enroll in the American Climate Corps will learn how to install solar panels, restore coastal wetlands, fight wildfires, and more. The program aims to create a pipeline for these young people to get hired into the clean energy sector.
The law ensured that 135,000 North Carolinians were able to keep their health insurance, reduced the cost of insulin for nearly 57,000 seniors, and incentivized several manufacturers to invest in the state and create more clean energy jobs.
In North Carolina, 158 infrastructure projects have been announced so far, and more are in the works. Here’s a look at the work that’s being done in the Tar Heel State and how it helps North Carolinians.