Clean Air

We champion healthy air for all to breathe.

State of the Air

For more than 20 years, our annual "State of the Air" report has provided a trusted, local report card on air quality across the country. How clean is the air in your community?

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Share Your Story

Has air pollution impacted your health or the health of someone in your family? Share your story and help us highlight how important it is to have clean air to breathe.

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Healthy Air Campaign

With your help, we advocate for strong protections that ensure clean, healthy air for all to breathe. You can make a difference.

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Clean air is essential for healthy lungs. The American Lung Association works to ensure that the air we breathe indoors and outdoors is clean and safe from harmful pollution. Learn more about how polluted air can make you sick and what we can do to improve air quality for everyone.

Featured Resource:
How Indoor Air Quality Impacts Your Lungs

This three-minute video describes how indoor air quality impacts your lungs, as well as providing practical tips for improving the indoor air quality in your home.

Recent Air Quality Reports

State of the Air

How clean is the air in your community? How does it compare? How has it changed? Find out in our annual "State of the Air" report.
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Electric Vehicles Reports

Read our reports highlighting the air quality, climate and health benefits of a nationwide shift to zero-emission technologies, like electric cars and trucks.
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Health Impacts of Combustion in Homes

Burning wood, gas and other fossil fuels for cooking and heating pollutes the air in homes and contributes to outdoor air pollution and climate change. This comprehensive evidence review details the problem.
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