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May 21, 2013 | Feature

Behind the Scenes: A Clean Air Army

Clean air should be a fundamental right. Air pollution causes asthma attacks, lung disease, and even death. But our bodies don't have to be the dumping ground for dirty industries. When our elected officials stand in the way of clean air and water—it’s time to shake things up. Which is why more than a hundred physicians, tribal and labor leaders, clergy, nurses and parents were in our nation’s capital May 13–15, 2013—united as 50 States United for Healthy Air.

May 10, 2013 | Feature

2013 Clean Air Ambassador: Hip Hop Caucus Ambassadors

Clean air should be a fundamental right. Every year, many people young and old get sick because of air pollution. Thousands die. But our bodies don't have to be the dumping ground for dirty industries. The technology to dramatically reduce harmful air pollution is available today, and major polluters should be required to use it. Clean Air Ambassadors traveled to Washington, D.C. to send a powerful message: Everyone has a right to breathe clean, healthy air.

May 8, 2013 | Feature

2013 Clean Air Ambassador: Ambassador Index

Clean air should be a fundamental right. Every year, many people young and old get sick because of air pollution. Thousands die. But our bodies don't have to be the dumping ground for dirty industries. The technology to dramatically reduce harmful air pollution is available today, and major polluters should be required to use it. Clean Air Ambassadors traveled to Washington, D.C. to send a powerful message: Everyone has a right to breathe clean, healthy air.

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