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Shared Air Quality Stories
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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.

  • james b., GA

    I moved from Suffolk County, NY to Fulton County, GA in July of 1992 and developed heart disease, COPD, asthma,... Read more
  • Bob G., TX

    I am 64-years-old, and we have been in Houston for 6 years and will be leaving in 3 years if I don't die first. I had... Read more

  • Lindsey M., KY

    This deficiency leaves our lungs without the normal protection most people's bodies have against air pollutants and... Read more
  • Eduardo R., CA

    I have been concerned about the level of air pollution after reading an article about how terrible LA county pollution... Read more

  • Susanne S., CA

    I was so surprised to learn that only one city in my state had clean air. I think as one of the largest states on the... Read more

  • Delia B., IL

    I am a woman of color who lives in an overburdened environmental justice community. There are approximately 83,000... Read more

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