About Chuck

Chuck O'NealChuck O’Neal (D-Apopka) is a proud Democrat, entrepreneur and environmental advocate from Apopka, Florida.

Chuck grew up in Winter Park, Florida attending six years of public school at Brookshire Elementary and six years of private school at Trinity Prep. Chuck then graduated from Duke University with majors in Mathematics and Public Policy. After graduating, he started and managed numerous small businesses including real estate appraising and local television production. Since 1997, Chuck has been the president of a residential investment company that refurbishes older homes and rents them out to people from various backgrounds and walks of life.

1998 was the year that Chuck made the best decision of his life when he married his best friend and partner, Doris Carrero. They currently live in Apopka, near Wekiva Springs State Park.

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Bill expanding renewable energy tax break in Florida becomes law

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Oil companies have realized renewables aren’t going away—and they want in on the action

In the same way that the cigarette companies diversified after people caught on that their product was killing them.

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Big Oil needs to spend $350 billion...on wind and solar

Once the infrastructure is in place, it will always be cheaper to catch the wind or catch the rays of the sun than it will be to extract fossil fuels, transport them to a place where they can be processed..

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Timeline Photos

At last night’s meeting, we announced the start of our team project – to build solar homes at a price that the majority of Central Floridians can afford. This will enable families to move out of apartment..

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Wind, solar produce 10% of US electricity for first time ever

The Koch brothers are hearing footsteps.

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Saving Lives and Money: The Potential of Solar to Replace Coal

Why solar makes sense in so many ways: “Tens of thousands of Americans die prematurely each year from air pollution-related diseases associated with burning coal. By transitioning to solar photovoltaics..

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Last coal plant in Massachusetts to close for good

The only clean coal is the coal left in the ground!

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83 mayors adopt Paris climate accord after U.S. pulls out

“We will continue to lead. We are increasing investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency. We will buy and create more demand for electric cars and trucks. We will increase our efforts to cut..

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Clean-Energy Shares Hardly Move as Trump Pulls Out of Paris Deal

June 1, 2017 – the day Trump spoke and the markets paid no attention.

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Fukushima's Radioactive Water Leak: What You Should Know

To those who believe that nuclear is clean energy, I have one word: Fukushima. “According to a report by the French Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety, that initial breakdown caused..

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