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CAC Launches Summer Meetings with Ozone Gardening

On Saturday, July 22, during the height of Ozone Season, we launched our very first membership meeting and a public workshop on how to create an Ozone Bio-monitoring Garden. Did you know ground-level ozone pollution not only impacts human health, but plant life too?...

NC Air Awareness Team Learns about Ozone Gardens

NC Air Awareness is a public outreach and education program of the North Carolina Division of Air Quality (NCDAQ). The goal of the program is to reduce air pollution though voluntary actions by individuals and organizations. They invited Clean Air Carolina to their...

Ozone Garden Toolkit Now Available Online

The Ozone Garden Toolkit is for individuals, schools, and community organizations interested in connecting people to the natural world by making the topic of air quality fun and educational. Ozone gardens use ozone-sensitive plants to make invisible air pollution...

EarthShare Brings Ozone Gardens to Carolina Raptor Center

On April 7th, EarthShare NC held its 2nd Annual Corporate Challenge – a program for businesses that integrates team-building for employees and service to benefit nonprofits like Clean Air Carolina and Carolina Raptor Center. This year, employees from Piedmont...

Students Learn about Ground-Level Ozone in the Ozone Garden

Ground-level ozone is a pollutant that damages plant and human health. Students at Shamrock Gardens Elementary can see this first hand by monitoring their ozone garden right outside their classroom! On Friday October 16th, I assisted with a presentation to three...

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...

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...

Clean Air Partners Celebrate New McDowell Ozone Garden

On May 28, in partnership with Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation and Daimler Truck Financial, Clean Air Carolina celebrated the opening of its new bio-monitoring ozone garden at McDowell Nature Preserve in Charlotte. Students from Palisades Elementary...

Tell EPA You Support Strong Ozone Rules

It’s finally here – the new federal ozone standard recommendations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In November, the agency announced a proposal to strengthen both the “primary” and “secondary” ozone standards to...