Month: September 2011

Report: Charlotte in country’s top ten for smog

(September 21, 2011)  The Charlotte area has had more unhealthy air days in 2011 than all but seven other cities nationwide, according to Danger in the Air: Unhealthy Air Days in 2010 and 2011.  The analysis also showed that under the more protective smog standard...

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The Charlotte Ozone Garden Project

(September 19, 2011)  Clean Air Carolina has expanded our partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools by launching a new, innovative program called the Charlotte Ozone Garden Project. Our staff and volunteers are working with four high-poverty schools to install...

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Clearing the Air on Hospital Construction

(September 7, 2011)  Clean Air Carolina is excited to announce a new partnership with the Green Construction Council of the Carolinas to reduce toxic diesel pollution at hospital construction sites across the state. The black carbon in diesel exhaust is seven times...

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Obama Withdraws Stricter Ozone Standard

(September 2, 2011)  Press Statement from Executive Director, June Blotnick: Unfortunately, the President, under heavy pressure from polluting industries, has allowed politics to trump public health by not approving a more protective ozone standard. The Clear Air Act...

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