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Ozone Garden Workshop

Learn how to create your own Ozone Garden at home Did you know ozone pollution not only impacts human health, but plant life too? Join Clean Air Carolina at Wing Haven in Charlotte on Saturday, June 9, 9am-10:30am, to learn more about ozone pollution, how it impacts...

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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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VW Settlement – Share Your Ideas by May 3

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has scheduled a series of stakeholder information sessions on the Draft State Mitigation Plan that will invest the first phase of $92 million in projects aimed at reducing pollution impacts from diesel emissions.  DEQ...

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Guest Blog: Particle Falls Art Exhibit in Winston-Salem

Particle Falls art exhibit in Winston-Salem NICOLE DECK Photo Credit: NANCY PIERCE Winston-Salem’s 10-story tall Stevens Center was illuminated last month, displaying a giant animated light art projection of a blue waterfall turning into a fireball. But the art wasn’t...

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GUEST BLOG: There’s Something in the Air -Mattie Marshall

Ross, Marshall, and Hughes have been dedicated to tracking the air quality of the west side using special monitors provided by Clean Air Carolina. As the first AirKeepers to use the new home monitors, they have served as citizen scientists and have been collecting, tracking, and helping to interpret the air quality data captured by their devices.

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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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