Urban Air Pollution While small cities in many European countries meet the air quality standards put forth by the European Union (EU) over 400,000 premature deaths in Europe can be attributed to air pollution. In Malmö, Sweden, Lund University performed an...read more
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.
Most air pollution in NC is invisible and invisible air pollution can be the most deadly.
North Carolina is one of the fastest growing states in the country.
The anti-regulatory climate in the NC legislature has rolled back strong clean air policies.
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“Tucked deep inside a revised state budget released Monday is a one-sentence paragraph that could effectively kill future light rail projects in Charlotte and across the state.” – Charlotte Observer Can you take quick action and urge your legislators to oppose this...read more
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