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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.

  • 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

  • Mary B.

    I am 27 years and have lived my whole life in Baltimore, Maryland. In the past year, my asthma and breathing have... Read more

  • Marsha H

    I had the good fortune of growing up in the "Big Sky" state of Montana where we took for granted blue skies and clean air.... Read more
  • Ray Z

    It is very discouraging to think we have to stand up for our right to breathe healthy air. I find it hard to understand... Read more

  • Trisha S

    My family has been poisoned by toxic air pollution containing a known neurotoxin. Ours was one of the many that... Read more

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