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February 28 - March 28


Elevating the medical voice in the call for cleaner air

Community residents take on air pollution challenges


Become an advocate for climate action


Educating about the health impacts of air quality

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To ensure cleaner air quality for all North Carolinians through education and advocacy and by working with our partners to reduce sources of pollution.

CAC Contributes to News & Observer Series

Wood Pellets and Climate Change the Focus of New N&O Series by Andrew Whelan This week the Raleigh News & Observer ran a series of stories that examined the environmental and health impacts of North Carolina's wood pellet industry. Clean Air Carolina spoke...

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NC BREATHE Returns to Charlotte in 2020

by Rachel McIntosh-Kastrinsky Clean Air Carolina is excited to announce that our annual NC BREATHE conference is returning to Charlotte! The 2020 NC BREATHE conference will be held on April 9 at UNC Charlotte Center City. The conference will focus on the theme of...

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GUEST BLOG: Air Pollution vs. Cigarette Smoking

by Julia Krauchanka, Bill Schlesinger, and H. Kim Lyerly Every person breathes thousands of gallons of air each day, making air the greatest potential source of toxic exposure known to humankind. Occupational exposure to air contaminated with the toxics found in coal...

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5 days ago
Everyone deserves to breathe clean, healthy air. But we have a long way to go to make this a reality.
1 week ago
Enviva is cutting down North Carolina’s forests and shipping them overseas. @RStradling examines Enviva’s controversial practices in our state.
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1 week ago
Clean Air Carolina spoke with @newsobserver for their new series on Enviva and the wood pellet industry. If you haven’t already, be sure to read and share these stories to learn how the overseas demand for wood pellets is driving #climatechange.