State of the Air 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.
I grew up in polluted air, specifically in the Los Angeles area in the 1950s when smog frequently turned the sky gray....Read more
My husband and I both have asthma. We live in a rural area (Ghent, NY) and we are surrounded by people who use indoor...Read more
I am 30 years old and I have a chronic lung disease called Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonia (NSIP). I came down with...Read more
Smoke from wildfires had been choking the valleys in Western Montana for nearly six weeks. The air quality was so...Read more
I have emphysema. I moved from Brooklyn, New York thinking that the Garden State would have cleaner air. Little...Read more
I had a severe respiratory illness about a month ago, from which I thought I had recovered. However, after spending 2...Read more