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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.

  • Orlan H

    Leading up to my double lung transplant, my doctor urged me to walk to stay healthy. I was a study in slow motion. It... Read more

  • Melanie L

    I had been looking forward to an active summer enjoying the great outdoors with my grandchildren. Yet, another year of... Read more

  • Sharon H

    In order to stay alive, we all NEED healthy air. Those of us with asthma cannot even go outside unless it is a “... Read more

  • Jacob R

    Air pollution has had a profound impact on my health making me a staunch supporter of the Clean Air Act and the healthy... Read more

  • Alison R

    In my early 40s, I developed an increased sensitivity to poor air quality. I believe this sensitivity began much... Read more

  • Martin H.

    Back when smog was an unbearable problem, President Nixon created the EPA and signed the Clean Air Act of 1970 (CAA).... Read more

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