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Shared Air Quality Stories
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We all have a reason to fight for clean air. Check out some personal stories below that highlight the need for healthy, safe air.

Share your own story and tell us how air quality has impacted you.

  • Kathleen B., NY

    The air quality is so horrible in Nassau County. It has gotten exponentially worse in just a few short years. I smell... Read more

  • Barbara E., UT

    I am a 73-year-old lady who has never had any problems breathing. Over the last couple of years that has all changed since... Read more
  • Pennie M., WA

    I have multiple chemical sensitivity. I'm looking for a clean air place to live. Read more
  • Debbie B., FL

    I had stage 1B lung cancer and never smoked. It's going on 2 years now, and I pray that I never get it again. I believe... Read more

  • Sonja D., MA

    Air is essential. I've lived with awful air conditions many times in my life. I grew up in a smokers' home. I had ear... Read more

  • Nancy R., CA

    I can remember in the mid 1960's, being on the playground of my elementary school in Carson, CA, having this absolutely... Read more

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