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2015 Clean Air Accomplishments

LEGAL ACTION VICTORY! GARDEN PARKWAY: After a three-year court battle brought by Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of Clean Air Carolina and Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, a federal court dealt the final blow to the controversial Garden Parkway, a proposed...

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CLT: We Need You to March for Climate Justice!

The EPA’s Clean Power Plan will save hundreds of North Carolina lives every year by reducing toxic climate-changing emissions from power plants. However, the McCrory administration has joined 24 other states in a lawsuit against the EPA and will draft a NC plan...

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2016 NC BREATHE Conference in Charlotte, April 8

Be a part of the 2nd Annual NC BREATHE Conference; a one-day event which will examine health and economic factors influenced by air quality in the state, as well as provide a discussion forum on how policy can bring about change not only in the health of its citizens,...

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Help a Davidson College Student & Become a CertifiedSaver!

A Davidson College environmental studies major and member of the Davidson Sustainability Information Lab, Becky Johnson ’16, needs your help! As part of her senior capstone research, Becky has developed an individual sustainability certification called CertifiedSaver,...

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ASU Students Learn How NGOs Promote Healthy Air Policies

Howard Neufeld, a professor in the biology department at Appalachian State University, wants the students in his Air Pollution and Climate Change class to know more than the just how air pollution effects plants. He also wants his students to know how the air...

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MAHA Speaks to State Officials Re: Amendments to AQ Rules

About 1,400 sources of air pollution in North Carolina will no longer be required to obtain air permits, if a new proposal from state officials is granted. Clean Air Carolina's Manager of Medical Advocates for Healthy Air, Laura Wenzel, attended a hearing in Raleigh...

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Clean Air Threatened by Governor’s Signing of H765

[PRESS RELEASE] With the stroke of his pen last Friday, Governor McCrory signed H765 into law, thus rolling back decades of progress in clean air improvements for North Carolina. Known as the Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, the law threatens a broad range of...

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