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Particle Pollution Contributes to Dementia and Alzheimer’s

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...

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It is important for Clean Air, share your voice with leaders!

Please take a moment as a concerned citizen, an AirKeeper, a Clean Air Carolina member, to tell the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization that the Metropolitan Transportation Plan for the city needs to protect the air we breathe. The public outreach...

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Guest blog: In North Carolina, solar boom extending to schools

Clean Air Carolina is a proud partner of the Repower Our Schools coalition. Charlotte community members gathered to support renewable energy for NC schools at a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board meeting on Tuesday, January 24th. The school board is seeking more...

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Help Deepen Our Impact in 2017

2016 has been Clean Air Carolina's biggest year yet. Watch our short video for highlights of some of our greatest accomplishments and consider being a part of making 2017 even bigger and better. Join us today. We’ve...

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National Partnerships to Make Air Visible

Over 100 people came out to Clean Air Carolina's Making Air Visible event held at CPCC's Tate Hall in Charlotte on Tuesday, December 6. CAC hosted two national speakers who presented on the quickly expanding field of research using portable sensors to collect...

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News From the EPA: Taking Air Sensors to Communities

Shared with permission from the EPA: Taking Air Sensors to Communities air monitoring research, air quality, air research, air sensors, Citizen science 0 Comments By Joel Creswell When I read about air quality in the news, it’s often described as a large scale problem...

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2016 Environmental Health Summit Highlights Citizen Science

On December 8th and 9th, Clean Air Carolina (CAC) staff attended the Research Triangle Environmental Health Collaborative 2016 Environmental Health Summit “Community Engaged Research and Citizen Science: Advancing Environmental Public Health to Meet the Needs of our...

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Federal Court Declares $900M Garden Parkway Dead

CHAPEL HILL —A ruling today by the  Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on a legal challenge to the Garden Parkway, a proposed toll highway project near Charlotte, N.C., found that it is not a viable project under current funding and planning realities.  In ruling that...

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