For 19 years, the American Lung Association has analyzed data from official air quality monitors to compile the "State of the Air" report. The more you learn about the air you breathe, the more you can protect your health and take steps to make our air cleaner and healthier.
What's the State of Your Air?
More than four in 10 people live where pollution levels are too often dangerous to breathe.Learn More
Which cities have the highest levels of air pollution? Which are the cleanest? Check out the lists here.Learn More
Ozone and particle pollution are the most widespread pollutants—and among the most dangerous.Learn More
For the Media
Journalists can access press releases, experts available for interview, b-roll, the full "State of the Air" report and more.Learn More
Join Our Fight
The American Lung Association fights to clean up the air we breathe. We fight because dirty air harms our health and can threaten life itself. Would you join us in the fight for air?Learn more
We all have a reason to fight for clean air. People just like you have shared some personal stories that highlight the need for healthy, safe air. Read the stories they have shared or share your own.Learn more