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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.

  • 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

  • Abby J., IL

    Due to air pollution, I have experienced inadvertent tears streaming from my eyes! I discovered it was high sulfur content... Read more
  • Alice M., CA

    Besides the obvious fact, we all need air to breathe to live, having clean air is of utmost importance to the quality... Read more

  • Alice M., CA

    Clean air natters to me so that I can live a healthy life. We have no life without air to breathe. I wonder about and... Read more

  • james b., GA

    I moved from Suffolk County, NY to Fulton County, GA in July of 1992 and developed heart disease, COPD, asthma,... Read more
  • Bob G., TX

    I am 64-years-old, and we have been in Houston for 6 years and will be leaving in 3 years if I don't die first. I had... Read more

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