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Announcing the 2018 Interns!

New Faces, New Projects, New Forces for Change Clean Air Carolina would like to welcome our new summer interns who will be joining the Medical Advocates for Healthy Air (MAHA) and AirKeepers Programs. Our interns will be working collaboratively on county-specific air...

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Reducing Traffic Pollution Linked to Longer Lives

Urban Air Pollution While small cities in many European countries meet the air quality standards put forth by the European Union (EU) over 400,000 premature deaths in Europe can be attributed to air pollution. In Malmö, Sweden, Lund University performed an...

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ALERT: Help Save Future NC Light Rail Projects

“Tucked deep inside a revised state budget released Monday is a one-sentence paragraph that could effectively kill future light rail projects in Charlotte and across the state.” – Charlotte Observer Can you take quick action and urge your legislators to oppose this...

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Cleaner Emission Regulations Mean Clean Air for NC Coast

International Maritime Organization Regulations Continue to Tighten for Sulphur Emissions Kandyce Dunlap Sulphur oxide and its regulations Studies have shown that ships are a competitively energy-efficient form of worldwide goods transport when compared to aviation,...

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GUEST BLOG: Translational Ecology

Science at the EPA by Bill Schlesinger Controversy reigns at the Environmental Protection Agency. EPA administrator, Scott Pruitt with the help of Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas), is proposing to censor some forms of science that have been used to formulate...

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MAHA is now at The Frontier

The MAHA office has moved from the MidwayBusiness Building in Chapel Hill to The Frontier in the Research Triangle Park (RTP). The new office space will allow MAHA to be centrally located in the Triangle and take advantage of the many amenities and professional development opportunities offered by The Frontier and RTP.

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Air Equality – Richmond County Goes Online

Citizen Science is all about crowd-sourcing data for the greater good, however, the most important part of crowd-sourcing is the crowd.  AirKeepers like the Concerned Citizens of Richmond County are the champions for what can ensure the area remains a healthy and historic place to live.

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