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Everyone has the right to breathe clean, healthy air

Add your voice to the thousands of North Carolinians who support our efforts for clean, healthy air from the mountains to the sea. Our statewide strategic partnerships, hands-on educational programs, and policy-driven initiatives rely on charitable contributions from individuals like you.


To ensure cleaner air quality for all North Carolinians through education and advocacy and by working with our partners to reduce sources of pollution.

GUEST BLOG: Hiking with a Mask

by Allison Navarro Clean Air Carolina board member Allison Navarro lives in Colorado for part of the year. In this blog she shares how the impact of climate change has altered one of her favorite outdoor activities—hiking in the Rockies.  It is said that people...

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Making Sure You Count

Responding to the 2020 Census Helps NC’s Health, Environment, and Economy by Joel Porter Among our ever changing priorities as we continue to navigate the pandemic, responding to the 2020 Census probably does not top most people’s lists. The last census (2010),...

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For years the CPI Roxboro Power Plant contaminated Person County’s air by burning garbage for energy. Thanks to our legal challenge, DAQ will require the plant to end this literal tire fire. This means cleaner, healthier air for nearby communities.
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We’re looking for a new Health Manager to join our team and help lead our statewide network of medical and health professionals! Applications due by September 30. Go to for more info.
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Citizen scientists are capturing a real-time portrait of an environmental crisis, showing us just how dangerous the west coast’s #airquality is with the ongoing #wildfires.

Image courtesy of PurpleAir.
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Happy National Voter Registration Day! Today (right now!) is the perfect time to check that your voter registration status is up-to-date. Go to today and make sure you’re registered!