Professor Rebecca Crouch took a deep breath and blew until she felt light-headed and dizzy. She quickly clamped the balloon shut and inhaled to replenish her lungs with air. Using a ruler, she measured the balloon’s diameter at 16 centimeters, which is about 2200...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.
February 8 – Airkeeper Awards Nomination Deadline
2018 Airkeeper Awards Nominations
Submit by midnight, February 8, 2018
The annual Airkeeper Awards given by Clean Air Carolina recognize individuals and organizations working to improve air quality in North Carolina.
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Duke Energy is under close scrutiny for a recently proposed rate hike to cover the costs of coal ash leaching and associated environmental remediation, grid modernization, and new gas plants. A number of advocacy groups, expert testimony on behalf of corporations Apple, Facebook, and Google, as well as various editorial pieces, have strongly criticized this proposition. The NC Utilities Commission should deny this request for a number of reasons.read more
Clean Air Carolina Celebrates Clean Construction Partnership with Novant Health and Carolinas HealthCare System
Clean Air Carolina has partnered with Novant Health and Carolinas HealthCare System to implement clean construction practices at their future facilities. The two medical systems joined together to improve air quality on their construction sites by requiring the use of...read more
ACTION ALERT: Duke Energy has cranked up the heat on Governor Cooper’s administration to approve the destructive fracked-gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline by the end of THIS WEEK!! Duke and its corporate partner in the ACP, Dominion Energy, are pushing hard to build the...read more