Category: Environmental Justice

AirKeepers Join the Wood Pellet Forum

Biomass Energy in NC On Saturday, September 29th, Clean Air Carolina staff traveled to Wilmington, NC for the first ever Wood Pellet Forum. The event was a special meeting of stakeholders, advocates, economists, scientists and the general public focusing on the...

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AirKeepers Program Launches in Durham

Clean Air Carolina hosted its first AirKeepers Launch breakfast in Durham on September 20.  In attendance were air quality researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University, representatives from Durham City/County and NC Division of Public Health, and clean air...

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Talking the Talk, by Walking the Walk

One of Clean Air Carolina’s interns conducted his own citizen science research over the summer.  Brian Kornegay, a student at UNC Pembroke, embarked on a summer project to measure PM2.5 levels across various areas in North Carolina.  The goal of the project is to put...

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Clean Air Carolina Joins Lawsuit Against Federal Highway Administration

Clean Air Carolina, represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center,  filed suit along with Natural Resources Defense Council and U.S. Public Interest Research Group against the Federal Highway Administration on July 31st for unlawful suspension of a final greenhouse gas (GHG) regulation that would require states to measure and set reduction targets for GHGs emitted by on-road vehicles on the national highway system (the GHG measure). The suspension was done without notice or opportunity for public comment.

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A Clean Air Summer: Farewell to Our Interns

Clean Air Carolina has had the pleasure to work with very talented interns this summer. From developing projects for the new AirKeepers Citizen Science program to writing Air Quality Health Reports using EPA environmental justice tools and understanding how we bring...

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