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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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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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March 8 – NC BREATHE 2018

2018 NC BREATHE conference
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education
Wake Forest University

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February 22 – March 24 – PARTICLE FALLS Winston-Salem

February 22 – March 24, 2018
UNC School of the Arts Stevens Center
405 4th St NW

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Guest Blog: Duke Rate Hike Should be Denied

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.

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