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PARTICLE FALLS Opens in Charlotte

Clean Air Carolina is pleased to announce the dynamic presentation, PARTICLE FALLS, an animated light projection of real-time air quality data designed by artist and scientist Andrea Polli, from March 4th to April 23rd in Charlotte on the west side of UNC Charlotte...

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FHWA Drops its Defense of $900M Garden Parkway Toll Road

RALEIGH, N.C –  On February 18, 2016, the federal government abandoned its long-running defense of the controversial Garden Parkway, a proposed toll highway project near Charlotte. The Federal Highway Administration (“FHWA”) filed a motion to dismiss its appeal of an...

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Raleigh Toll HWY will Increase Air Pollution, Impact Health

CHAPEL HILL, N.C – On behalf of Sound Rivers and Clean Air Carolina, the Southern Environmental Law Center filed comments with the North Carolina Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration asking that they take a fresh look at less costly,...

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EPA Ozone Standard Better, but Not Low Enough

[Joint Press Release] On October 1, the EPA released a new ozone rule that will reduce the allowable level of ozone in our air from 75 parts per billion to 70 ppb. While the rule is a good first step towards protecting public health, it comes as HB 765, which repeals...

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