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Sustainability Stakeholders Begin Regional Work

Clean Air Carolina has partnered with the Centralina Council of Governments (CCOG) and over 100 other organizations on a three-year sustainability planning project for our bi-state region called "CONNECT Our Future". "CONNECT Our Future" is a process in which...

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Catch the Wild & Scenic Film Festival – April 22

The Charlotte Regional Environmental Network is pleased to present the Wild & Scenic Film Festival to benefit Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation. On Sunday, April 22 The Fillmore, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, Clean Air Carolina, Catawba River...

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2012 5K for Clean Air – Registration is Now Open!

This event is co-sponsored by:   Join us for our 3rd Annual 5K Run & Walk for Clean Air on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotte, NC! With the support of Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation and local businesses, the goal for the 5K Run &...

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Medical Advocates Speak in Raleigh on Air Toxics and Health

Clean Air Carolina’s Executive Director, June Blotnick and Medical Advocates for Healthy Air (MAHA) representatives Dr. David Tayloe of Goldsboro and Dr. James Kenny of Greenville traveled to Raleigh on March 22 to express opposition to proposed changes in North...

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It’s Bad, and It May Get Worse

Recent reports that state legislators may be considering dismantling or weakening North Carolina’s Air Toxics Program has initiated a response from North Carolina’s medical and health professionals. A letter defending the Air Toxics Program was delivered to Governor...

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Yoga Matters Fundraiser, April 6

Mark your calendar - Friday, April 6 @ 6 pm - for an all-levels yoga class hosted by the Yoga for Life studio to benefit Clean Air Carolina. Grab a friend and join CAC staff and members at the Studio - Yoga for Life, 1410 W. Morehead St. Suit 200, Charlotte 28208...

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Why Care About the Air?

Clean Air Carolina hosts Dr. Sandra Steingraber, March 20, 2012 Dr. Sandra Steingraber, biologist, author and cancer survivor, is an internationally recognized authority on the environmental links to disease. Her latest book, Raising Elijah: Protecting Our Children in...

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5K Run & Walk for Clean Air

Our 4th Annual 5K Run & Walk for Clean Air is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2013 at McAlpine Creek Park! Registration is now OPEN!  Register today to receive your early-bird discount! WHERE: McAlpine Creek Park 8711 Monroe Road Charlotte, NC  28212 (Map) WHEN:...

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State Should Consider Future Ozone Standard

Parts of the Charlotte region still do not meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2008 and the agency will soon decide which areas will be listed formally in violation. Data collected from eight...

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Clean Air Carolina Honors 2011 AirKeepers

On December 7, Clean Air Carolina hosted our 2011 Annual Meeting at Studio K Gallery in Charlotte's Elizabeth neighborhood. Special guest speaker, Dr. Cindy Hauser, an Associate Professor at Davidson College, gave an informative presentation on the details of her work...

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