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New Study: Carbon Rules Could Save Thousands of Lives

Power plant standards to cut climate-changing carbon emissions will reduce other harmful air pollution and provide substantial human health benefits, according to a new study released in September 2014. The research shows that, depending on the policy options included...

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Air pollution slows growth of children’s lungs, say UK study

Medical experts are urging the government to take more effective action to clear the city's air after a new study found that air pollution restricts the growth of children's lungs. The preliminary analysis of a six-year study done in Britain indicates that children...

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Can Air Pollution Age Your Skin?

As concerns about air pollution's impact on human health continues to grow, the skin care industry is beginning to study how fine particles affect your skin. Check out this recent article published in the Wall Street Journal, Beauty Companies Want to Protect Your Skin...

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CAC Awarded EPA Visionary Champion Leadership Award

Congratulations to our Executive Director, June Blotnick, for winning the 2013 Southeast Diesel Collaborative (SEDC) Visionary Champion Leadership Award for her outstanding work in improving air quality in our communities by reducing toxic diesel emissions. On...

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MAHA Training Advocates for Improved Patient Health

Medical Advocates for Healthy Air is working with medical offices and hospitals around the state to raise awareness among doctors and their patients about the importance of good air quality for public health. Medical Office Air Awareness Program The Medical Office Air...

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Carolinians Speak in Support of Carbon Rules at Hearing

NC faith leaders, medical professionals and concerned citizens gathered in Charlotte on September 9 for a citizens hearing organized by a coalition of nonprofit groups including Sierra Club, Clean Air Carolina, Medical Advocates for Healthy Air and Myers Park Baptist...

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Carolinians Speak in Support of Carbon Rules at Hearing

NC faith leaders, medical professionals and concerned citizens gathered in Charlotte on September 9 for a citizens hearing organized by a coalition of nonprofit groups including Sierra Club, Clean Air Carolina, Medical Advocates for Healthy Air and Myers Park Baptist...

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New EPA Rules on Carbon Will Benefit Economy

With the recent announcement of new federal rules to reduce carbon dioxide, market opportunities will open for clean energy, which is good news for North Carolina. Our already booming solar industry ranks second in the nation for utility-scale capacity. Our state hosts more than 18,000 full-time jobs in the clean-energy sector.

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Clean Air Welcomes Terry Lansdell

We're excited to announce our newest staff member Terry Lansdell! Terry serves our Charlotte and Western North Carolina regions as Manager for Medical Advocates for Healthy Air. A committed public servant, he is now completing his second term on the Mecklenburg County...

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