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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.

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  • Todd B., ME

    Hello, I live in a relatively rural area with a highway near by. They want to move a toll booth near my house, which is... Read more

  • Gabriela V., UT

    I've been living in Springville the last 9 years. I'm from South America. I never suffered allergies before, but I'm worse... Read more
  • Claudia R., PA

    My son Jesse is 11-years-old and was diagnosed with asthma at 18 months of age. It is a condition we must work to keep... Read more

  • Ashley A., NJ

    This year, my husband had a double lung transplant at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia at the age of 33. We live... Read more
  • Amy G., OH

    I have very bad allergies. I live in the Cleveland, Ohio area. I have a family history of congestive heart failure,... Read more

  • Dianne E., CA

    I have chronic bronchitis and cannot go outside when our air quality is bad. We have several days per year that puts... Read more

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