URGENT: Protect our vulnerable communities from hog waste odors! Ask Governor Cooper to veto H467, Agriculture and Forestry Nuisance Remedies by May 6! If a business moved into your neighborhood and subsequently emitted odors so noxious that you no longer could spend...read more
Duke Energy is proposing to add more bromide pollution at its Marshall facility, despite the fact that bromide has caused cancer-causing toxins to appear in treated drinking water supplies downstream in Charlotte and other communities in North Carolina as outlined in...read more
Medical Advocates for Healthy Air recently joined the Concerned Citizens of Richmond County (CCRC) and The Dogwood Alliance for the Rally for Health and Environmental Justice. The rally was held in Dobbins Heights, a small, low-income, predominately African American...read more
While federal climate policies seem to be taking a leave of absence from reality, here in North Carolina, we have three great legislative proposals to support. You can join your fellow North Carolinians in supporting these proposals that will further our state’s leadership in addressing climate change by adding your name to our supporting sign-on letters.read more
Declaring climate change to be the greatest public health challenge we are facing today, the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Science Board has designated 2017 as the Year of Climate Change and Health. Education Resources Beginning with the February 16...read more
The surprising link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease (LA Times, 1/31/17) With environmental regulations expected to come under heavy fire from the Trump administration, new research offers powerful evidence of a link between air pollution and dementia...read more
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