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Are Your County’s School Buses Healthy?

MAHA Advisory Board member and retired pulmonologist Dr. James Kenny of Greenville spoke with reporters from WNCT about diesel pollution in school buses. Read or watch his interview, then contact your local school board and ask for information on your county's bus...

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Charlotte Citizens’ Hearing on Carbon, Oct 15

Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its first steps under President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to reduce carbon pollution from power plants. The EPA will soon hold hearings in various cities at which the public can comment. For decades,...

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How Will Climate Affect Our Health in the Southeast US?

Be sure to view our most recent offering from the Clean Air Institute. Developed by Dr. George Luber of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, this webinar addresses concerns about threats to public health expected...

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A Good Summer for Air, but We Can’t Rely on Luck!

The Charlotte Observer ran an OpEd today from CAC’s Executive Director June Blotnick. Responding to reporter Bruce Henderson’s article on this summer’s clean air report in Charlotte, June points out that the good air was a result of lucky weather and the state’s air...

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A Good Summer for Air, but We Can’t Rely on Luck!

The Charlotte Observer ran an OpEd today from MAHA's Executive Director June Blotnick. Responding to reporter Bruce Henderson's article on this summer's clean air report in Charlotte, Blotnick pointed out that the good air was a result of lucky weather and the state's...

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Help Protect North Carolina from Toxic Air Pollution!

Clean Air Carolina is deeply concerned about the NC Division of Air Quality's proposed amendments to our state's air toxics regulations that were set in motion last summer. Some of our major issues of concern include: When permitting a source, the DAQ doesn’t take...

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MAHA Summer Newsletter

This has been a busy summer for MAHA. We've submitted comments defending federal and state air quality, written medical sign-on letters, and crossed the state to expand awareness of MAHA and our mission. Please take a look at our latest newsletter to catch up!...

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CONNECT Our Future: Community Growth Workshops

Invest two hours and make a difference in the Charlotte region for the next 40 years! Participate in the CONNECT Our Future Community Growth Workshops to map out of your county and the whole Charlotte-metro 14-county region. Simply sign up to participate in one the...

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