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New Clean Air Carolina Advocacy Manual!

Have you been concerned about an air quality issue in your community but weren’t sure what you could do about it? Have you wanted to speak out about the impacts of air pollution and climate change but didn’t know who to approach? Clean Air Carolina’s new advocacy...

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MAHA welcomes Dr. Megan Davies to the Advisory Board

Former State Epidemiologist and Chief of the Epidemiology Section of the NC Division of Public Health Dr. Megan Davies joined the MAHA Advisory Board in March. In the conversation below, she tells us about her goals for MAHA. How did you become interested in the...

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Child Care Centers Must Follow Air Quality Index

When Medical Advocates for Healthy Air pointed out that child care facilities were expected to follow the Air Quality Index, it came as a surprise to many of the attendees of the North Carolina Child Care Health Consultation Association conference, held in Chapel Hill...

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Duke Energy Proposes More Pollution at Marshall

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...

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Botany By Bicycle: Earth Day Edition

Clean Air Carolina wants to thank everyone who came out to explore Raleigh by bike, to measure the particulate matter air pollution along the way and to visit Particle Falls.  We are proud to have partnered with Extra Terrestrial Projects and East Coast Greenway...

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Scientists Need to Speak Up to Save the Planet

  Although she’s been arrested for protesting against fracking, biologist and author Dr. Sandra Steingraber doesn’t consider herself an activist by nature. Speaking on creative resistance to the fossil fuel industry at a Chapel Hill event co-sponsored by Clean...

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