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Clean Air Carolina

In the two seconds it takes you to read this sentence you have taken about two breaths of air. That adds up to about 23,000 breaths a day. We want to make sure every breath you take is good for you.

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Most air pollution in NC is invisible and invisible air pollution can be the most deadly.

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North Carolina is one of the fastest growing states in the country.

 

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The anti-regulatory climate in the NC legislature has rolled back strong clean air policies.

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GUEST BLOG: Mobile Monitoring by Bike

AIRKEEPER STORY By Heather Ruckterstuhl Heather is a CAC AirKeeper and parent to 14 & 17 year old girls. She also is a Montessori assistant teacher, Girl Scout leader, and leader of Two Wheel Tuesday & Bicycle Friday groups.   The last bike commute of the...

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We’re Hiring! Join Our Team

Job Opening: Senior Development Manager Download Job Description (pdf) Clean Air Carolina (CAC) is seeking a dynamic team leader who will plan and direct a comprehensive fundraising program in alignment with CAC’s mission and core values. The Senior Development...

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Particulate matter linked to new cases of Diabetes

The Lancet Planetary Health journal recently published a study that links air pollution below national and world standards to increased cases of diabetes worldwide. Researchers found that in 2016 air pollution contributed to 14 percent of the total number of new...

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Clean Air Carolina3 days ago

We joined 68 other national health and scientific orgs to oppose @EPA’s proposal to restrict the science it uses. #ScienceNotSilence

https://t.co/zZ1JHwOenb https://t.co/OHFw0n7tfk

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Clean Air Carolina3 days ago

We joined the Michael J. Fox Foundation and 67 other national health and scientific organization to oppose @EPA’s proposal to restrict the science it uses:

https://www.michaeljfox.org/foundation/publication-detail.html?id=663&category=7 #ScienceNotSilence

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Clean Air Carolina4 days ago

Dan Costa - @cleanairNC, MAHA and NC BREATHE volunteer - was profiled in a Nature article about how the Trump Administration is damaging the EPA. Dan retired recently from the agency after 32 years.

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Clean Air Carolina5 days ago

Dan Costa, a CAC, MAHA and NC BREATHE volunteer, is profiled in this Nature article about the effect that the Trump administration is having on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Dan retired recently after 32 years with the agency.

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05706-9?error=cookies_not_supported&code=21c5f71d-1e78-41b8-8d2f-a35ac8c612f5

Clean Air Carolina5 days ago

We just trained a new class of climate champions in #Germany – and we're optimistic about the country’s clean energy future https://t.co/n4Oc7oHbfI

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Clean Air Carolina6 days ago

Air pollution well below the national standards has been linked to new cases of diabetes putting vulnerable communities at risk.
Find out more:

https://cleanaircarolina.org/2018/07/particulate-matter-diabetes/