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Calling All MAHA Members! The EPA needs you!

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just announced their request for public nominations of scientific experts on air quality and particulate matter. We feel strongly that the new National Ambient Air Quality Standards need to be enhanced to protect human and...

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Visualizing the Air Pollution Impacts of Fracking

There are two new press releases coming out of California this month. California is under the gun for a variety of air pollution attacks from oil and gas pollution. With air quality, not all pollutants can be seen or detected easily by humans. That is why science and...

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Citizens Tell State to Pass on the Bypass

Last week, over 130 people attended a public hearing in Monroe on the proposed 20-mile Monroe Bypass/Connector slated for Union County. With the majority of hearing participants against the project, many spoke passionately about concerns of the $800 million toll road...

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Tell EPA You Support Strong Ozone Rules

It's finally here - the new federal ozone standard recommendations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In November, the agency announced a proposal to strengthen both the "primary" and "secondary" ozone standards to better protect the health of millions of...

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Monroe Bypass Public Hearing, January 6

Let your voice be heard! Attend the public hearing and tell North Carolina officials to scrap the Monroe Bypass Toll Road. We want real solutions to fix U.S. 74. Monroe Bypass Public Hearing Tuesday, January 6, 2015 @ 6:00pm Union County Agriculture Center 3230...

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EPA Announces New Ozone Standard

It's finally here - the new federal ozone standard recommendations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In November, the agency announced a proposal to strengthen both the "primary" and "secondary" ozone standards to better protect the health of millions of...

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Fine Particulate Air Pollution Linked with Increase Autism Risk

The science continues to inform us that particulate pollution is bad for us and effects us throughout our lifetime but, especially during pregnancy and in early life. As we change our land use to live closer to roadways and mobile source pollution, we need to continue...

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