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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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Citizens Speak Out Against Rate Hike

On Tuesday, October 11th over 200 citizens packed a small room in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center for a four hour public hearing on the proposed 17.4% Duke Energy rate hike. A press conference and rally was held outside prior to the hearing where...

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Clean Construction Bill Introduced in the House

For over seven years, Clean Air Carolina's Clean Diesel Campaign has partnered with the national Clean Air Task Force and 15 other states to educate the public and policymakers about the problems associated with old diesel engines and the solutions to help reduce...

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Make Sure Ready to Get Out and Vote!

Are you ready for the elections this fall? We’re expecting high voter turnout this year—as voters choose the next President, members of Congress, NC’s next Governor, judges, and every member of our state legislature. Now is the time to make sure you are registered and...

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