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MAHA Urges NC Legislators to Protect Us from Air Pollution

North Carolina has been a leader in clean air, with initiatives like the Clean Smokestacks Act of 2002, the move to clean diesel and the rapidly-growing renewable energy industry. That’s why it was so disappointing to see the 50-plus pages of reckless environmental...

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Girl Scouts Learn About Air Quality

This week I had the pleasure of engaging with Girl Scout troop 1152, a group of 12 Brownie girls (7-8 years old) in Durham, NC. I remember my childhood Girl Scout (troop 1640) offering educational and empowering activities, so I decided use my experiences from this...

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Girl Scouts Learn About Air Quality

This week I had the pleasure of engaging with Girl Scout troop 1152, a group of 12 Brownie girls (7-8 years old) in Durham, NC. I remember my childhood Girl Scout (troop 1640) offering educational and empowering activities, so I decided use my experiences from this...

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Meet Clean Air Carolina Intern: Kayla Clark

We are very happy to have Kayla working with us at Clean Air Carolina this summer in our Charlotte office. 1) Tell us a little about where you are from, what you are studying, and your favorite “green” tip. I am from Los Angeles, CA and have lived in the city my...

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NC Doctor: Ending Air Quality Protections Endangers Health

There is an unseen element in our environment that can affect our health as well as the health of our children. We have been working to protect North Carolinians from that element, but now the General Assembly is considering taking those protections away. This unseen...

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NC Doctor: Ending Air Quality Protections Endangers Health

There is an unseen element in our environment that can affect our health as well as the health of our children. We have been working to protect North Carolinians from that element, but now the General Assembly is considering taking those protections away. This unseen...

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ACT NOW: NC Air Monitors Threatened Again

A year ago, NC operated over 130 air quality monitors across the state; today there are only 74. What's worse? State legislators are pushing a mega-bill (H765) that includes provisions to remove even more of our state's protective air quality monitors. Dirty air...

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Meet MAHA Intern: Sarah Roberts

We are very happy to have Sarah working with us this summer for our Medical Advocates for Healthy Air program in our Chapel Hill office. 1) Tell us a little about where you are from, what you are studying, and your favorite “green” tip. I am from Durham, North...

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B Corps Businesses Emphasize Triple Bottom Line

What do Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s, and Etsy have in common with Piedmont Biofuels, SJF Ventures, and The Redwoods Group insurance agency? They all have received the B Corps certification, indicating they are “using business as a force for good”, by focusing on the...

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