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50 States United: Fighting in D.C. for Clean Air

117 Clean Air Ambassadors. 50 states. Four issues. One cause: Clean up our air.

Fighting for Clean Air in DC

Doctors, nurses, clergy, labor advocates and community activists traveled from every state to Washington, D.C. to meet with their elected officials and tell their stories of why clean air is important.

Phillip Bautista, a registered nurse from California, works in one of the nation's most polluted cities. Everyday, he sees patients struggling to breathe due to bad air quality. Phillip was one of the Ambassadors, and this is his story.

Meet all the Clean Air Ambassadors.

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