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Clean Air Carolina

We want to make sure every breath you take is good for you.

SEPT 27

DURHAM

STATE OF THE CLIMATE

Carolina Stories with Miles O’Brien

Join us for a Carolina film series followed by an engaging conversation moderated by Miles O’Brien on climate change, air quality, and human health.

 

Air (E) Quality

Highlighting Environmental Justice in North Carolina

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Court Temporarily Halts NC Legislature’s Power Grab

The Southern Environmental Law Center, NC NAACP, Clean Air Carolina, and Forward Justice released the following statements after the Wake County Superior Court issued an order halting the printing of North Carolina ballots as litigation on the North Carolina legislature’s efforts to place four state constitutional amendments on the ballot this fall that would fundamentally restructure the state government continues.

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It’s a poor air quality day. What should you do?

It is important for everyone to be informed about daily air quality in order to reduce their exposure to air pollution. The AQI is a tool used to report daily air quality. MAHA has created infographics for adults and children to help you know what to do on poor air quality days. It is important to limit time outside on poor air quality days.

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The Effect of Air Pollution on Fetal Development

Research has suggested that the effects of air pollution can cross the mother-fetus blood barrier to hinder the development of unborn children and cause adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm birth, stillbirth, low birth weight and birth defects.

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Clean Air Carolina Joins SELC, NAACP in State Lawsuit

  The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), on behalf of Clean Air Carolina and the NAACP, filed suit today against North Carolina Speaker of the House Tim Moore, Senate Pro Tempore Phil Berger, and the State Board of Elections in Wake County Superior Court....

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Clean Air Carolina4 hours ago

Co-authors of "Science and Decisions" (myself included) provided comment to @EPA on the "secret science" proposal. We explain how one short paragraph could drastically undermine the basis for public health protection. It is a recipe for obfuscation and delay.

Clean Air Carolina6 hours ago

As an AirKeeper volunteer, you play an important role in our mission to ensure clean, healthy air for all North Carolinians.

Become an AirKeeper today!

#CitizenScience

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Clean Air Carolina6 hours ago

As an AirKeeper volunteer, you play an important role in our mission to ensure clean, healthy air for all North Carolinians.

Become an AirKeeper today!
#CitizenScience

https://cleanaircarolina.org/airkeepers/

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Clean Air Carolina9 hours ago

Our new Ozone Garden Toolkit is now available online! Start your own ozone garden and learn about air quality. Ozone sensitive plants make invisible air pollution visible.
#OzoneGarden #CleanAir

Clean Air Carolina9 hours ago

Our new Ozone Garden Toolkit is now available online! Start your own ozone garden and learn about air quality. Ozone sensitive plants make invisible air pollution visible.

#OzoneGarden #CleanAir https://t.co/9wkbbyVkPI

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Clean Air Carolina9 hours ago

Read our new blog post on air pollution and fetal development.

https://cleanaircarolina.org/2018/08/air-pollution-fetal-development/