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Shared Stories

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.

  • Deborah B.

    I live in the woods and the wetlands, and highway I-95 is behind my backyard. I have great difficulty breathing due to... Read more

  • Carrie C.

    I have severe asthma. My symptoms have worsened over the past five years. The past two times I have been hospitalized,... Read more

  • Jennifer M.

    Hello, my name is Jennifer. I'm 39-years-old and I suffer from severe asthma and COPD.

    When the air quality... Read more

  • Debra K.

    I have COPD. With the air quality the way it is, sometimes I can't even leave my house. When the front door opens up,... Read more

  • Lakia S

    I was born with asthma and allergies. My single-parent mother also has asthma plus sinus problems. As a baby and... Read more

  • Barbara S.

    I recently moved to York County PA to look after my elderly mother. My apartment building ended up being very close to... Read more

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