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Announcing the 2018 Interns!

New Faces, New Projects, New Forces for Change Clean Air Carolina would like to welcome our new summer interns who will be joining the Medical Advocates for Healthy Air (MAHA) and AirKeepers Programs. Our interns will be working collaboratively on county-specific air...

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GUEST BLOG: Translational Ecology

Science at the EPA by Bill Schlesinger Controversy reigns at the Environmental Protection Agency. EPA administrator, Scott Pruitt with the help of Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas), is proposing to censor some forms of science that have been used to formulate...

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Air Equality – Richmond County Goes Online

Citizen Science is all about crowd-sourcing data for the greater good, however, the most important part of crowd-sourcing is the crowd.  AirKeepers like the Concerned Citizens of Richmond County are the champions for what can ensure the area remains a healthy and historic place to live.

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Guest Blog: The Health Effects of Air Pollution

Exposure to particle pollution from haze, dust, and smoke can cause adverse cardiac and respiratory effects – and even premature death. Certain populations are more vulnerable than others. The American Lung Association considers children, older adults, people with outdoor careers, those with a medical history, or people living in close proximity to a highway or factory to be at high risk for negative effects of air pollution.

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Welcome Candace Allen and Karen Oles

MAHA would like to welcome Candace Allen of Ahoskie and Karen Oles of Kernersville to the MAHA Advisory Board. Allen is a National Board for Respiratory Care Certified Respiratory Therapist and serves as a Pediatric Asthma Program Coordinator at Vidant Roanoke-Chowan...

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Clean Air for Cliffside

Local landmark to host first-of-its-kind air sensor Historic Cliffside, North Carolina is home to many people who love the state and care deeply about its natural environment.  Rutherford and Cleveland Counties are home to some of the former mill communities that put...

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