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Hagan Co-sponsors Diesel Reauthorization Bill

UPDATE 12/21/10: the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2010 (DERA) passed the House today! UPDATE 12/17/10:  Thursday marked a major victory for the NC Clean Diesel campaign as the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2010 (DERA) was approved by the Senate and moves on...

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CAC Joins Others in Opposing Monroe Bypass

Clean Air Carolina (CAC), NC Wildlife Federation and Yadkin Riverkeeper have joined forces with Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) in opposition to the 20-mile Monroe Connector/Bypass toll road. SELC filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and a...

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CAC Calls on the Governor to Support Strong Clean Air Rules

Earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its plan to strengthen the federal ozone pollution standard and is expected to announce its final rule by the end of the year.  Clean Air Carolina strongly supports this proposal and commends the...

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2010 Clean Air Music Fest A Hit!

Thanks to everyone who came out to support Clean Air Carolina on October 3 for the 2010 Clean Air Music Fest!  We raised over $2,500 for our clean air initiatives and are extremely grateful to all those who attended and contributed. We especially want to thank Shook...

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Tell EPA Coal Ash is Hazardous!

EPA is considering new rules to set federal standards on coal ash waste, a by-product of burning coal for electricity. Coal ash contains concentrated amounts of many toxic heavy metals that threaten our health and environment. Coal-fired power plants in the United...

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Charlotte Faces Tougher AQ Standards

(August 25) The EPA is expected to announce by the end of October its new standard for ozone pollution that will be stronger than the current standard implemented by the Bush Administration in 2008.  The new standard will be within 60-70 parts per billion (ppb), a...

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Medical Advocates Defend NC’s Air Toxics Program

This ad was published in the (Raleigh) News & Observer and paid for by Southern Environmental Law Center: MAHA in the News: A serious setback to public health (5/24/12) Doctors to Gov. Perdue: Keep air clean, for the health of it (3/2/12) Two Part Series on NC Air...

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Getting to Code Green: Summer Fund Drive

During days of high ozone pollution, Charlotte's air is especially dangerous for our seniors, our children and those with asthma, emphysema or other lung and heart conditions. Read the stories of those who feel the daily effects of air pollution and join us in Getting...

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5K Run for Clean Air: A Winning Success

(June 2010) Clean Air Carolina’s First Annual 5K Run for Clean Air that took place on Saturday, May 22 was a great success thanks to our sponsors, vendors, volunteers and registrants. 275 adults and children came out to run, walk and tot trot in beautiful McAlpine...

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