Universities regularly undergo construction to address the needs of the community and improve the education and training they provide. pollutants that cause adverse health outcomes and exacerbate ongoing health conditions. We’re happy to announce that the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC-Charlotte) has joined the MAHA Clean Construction Partnership to substantially reduce diesel pollution at their construction sites and improve public health.read more
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Sponsored by Clean Air Carolina and the Duke University Environmental Health Scholars Program, the current issue of the NC Medical Journal includes a host of commentaries and articles covering everything from the impact of concentrated animal feeding operations on rural residents, to unexpected sources and effects of pollution, to local and statewide programs aimed at improving air and water quality.read more
This summer, Clean Air Carolina was grateful to have four interns working with the Medical Advocates for Healthy Air (MAHA) and the AirKeepers Programs.read more
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) today are integral to the growth of the animal product market. Cattle, swine, and poultry CAFOs and related facilities generated more than $120 billion in 2004 and the industry has continued to grow. However, this revenue does not reflect the negative health impacts that CAFOs have on surrounding communities.read more
Don't miss today's Coastal Review Op-Ed: Connecting Climate Change, Storms by Miles O'Brien of @NewsHour
Interesting opinion piece on Duke University's recently published research on industrial-scale hog farms and increased health problems of those living nearby. In the new environmental health issue of @NCMedJ, co-sponsored by Clean Air Carolina.