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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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Groups Call on NCDOT to Terminate Bypass Contract

(Southern Environmental Law Center Press Release - August 28, 2014) Three citizens groups today called on the North Carolina Department of Transportation (“NCDOT”) to terminate its contract for the $850 million Monroe Bypass after the president of one of the...

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Charlotte Call for Action on Climate Change

The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan is a historic measure calling for strong carbon pollution reductions to combat the worst effects of climate disruption. Now in the public comment period, the EPA needs to hear from concerned citizens that...

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Medical Advocates Speak Up at Fracking Hearings this Week

Public hearings on proposed rules for fracking in NC are underway, with the first held in Raleigh on Wednesday. Medical Advocates for Healthy Air (MAHA) Trinagle Manager, Gayatri Ankem, MPH, spoke to the Mining and Energy Commission regarding our concerns about lack...

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Take a Deep Breath: Health of NC Children Impacted by Ozone

(August 14, 2014) This year, thousands of children from North Carolina will go to school with an inhaler to treat asthma. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 7-million children nationwide have asthma, which is just over nine-percent of...

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