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Dirty Air Doesn’t Monitor Itself

In July, NC legislators re-introduced provisions to the Regulatory Reform Act of 2014 (H761) that weaken North Carolina’s environmental and public health protections. Tell them this is unacceptable. Section V of H761 is a “polluter’s wish list” with provisions that...

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North Carolinians Urge State Support for EPA Carbon Rules

During a Citizens Hearing yesterday in Chapel Hill, local health experts, scientists, faith leaders, and environmental health advocates, including State Representative Verla Insko (pictured left), highlighted the public health benefits of the EPA’s new carbon...

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North Carolinians Urge State Support for EPA Carbon Rules

During a Citizens Hearing yesterday in Chapel Hill, local health experts, scientists, faith leaders, and environmental health advocates, including State Representative Verla Insko (pictured left), highlighted the public health benefits of the EPA’s new carbon...

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MAHA Webinar: Health Spotlight on Fracking in NC

Sponsored by Medical Advocates for Healthy Air, this webinar was held LIVE on July 17, 2014. About the Webinar Goal: Provides medical and public health professionals a context regarding the scope of potential health impacts of fracking, lessons learned from...

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Interns Monitor PM in Vulnerable Communities

A team of Davidson and Duke interns led by CAC Executive Director June Blotnick and Medical Advocates for Healthy Air advisor Dr. Bob Parr measured fine particulate matter at various sites in Wilmington on July 1 and 2.  Armed with two DustTrak measurement devices and...

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Clean Air Carolina Around the State

Clean Air Carolina is working around the state to ensure better air quality for all North Carolinians and our visitors. From the mountains to the sea, we are building partnerships and mobilizing communities to stand up and speak out for healthy air. This summer, our...

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Highway Agencies Continue to Mislead Public On Bypass

The Southern Environmental Law Center on June 23 filed suit on behalf of three conservation groups in United States District Court, challenging the latest inadequate review of impacts from the controversial $850 million Monroe Bypass toll highway.  Clean Air Carolina,...

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Health Webinar on Fracking in NC, July 17

Clean Air Carolina’s Medical Advocates for Healthy Air is hosting a free webinar on fracking in North Carolina. This webinar will give an update on the status of fracking in NC, provide medical and public health professionals a context regarding the scope of potential health impacts, highlight lessons learned from Pennsylvania communities and offer ways the medical community and residents can address the issue.

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Medical Advocates for Healthy Air at Capitol Hill

Our Chapel Hill-based Medical Advocates for Healthy Air Manager, Gayatri Ankem, went to Washington, D.C. this past week with a group of public health and clean air activists to advocate for protective ozone safeguards (lead by Mark Kresowik and Terry McGuire, both...

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Climate Toolkit for Media Relations

Are you nervous about speaking to the press on climate change? Unsure what language to use, how to frame the conversation? Here's some help: as members of the Public Health Caucus of the Southeast Climate & Energy Network (SCEN), we have helped develop a...

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