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Standing Up For Clean Air In My Community

  By Molly Rauch On a Saturday last month, people all over the world got together for a climate action day – a day to express our deep concern about climate change and to insist that govern…

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How Do The States Stack Up Environmentally?

Would you like to know which state has the most organic farms, or the lowest air pollution, or the most breastfeeding moms? Maybe you'd like to know which states are the worst polluters? If so, Mother…

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Top 10 Dirtiest U.S. Cities

More stringent regulations and clean air initiatives have helped with the air quality problem the United States faces, but over 175 million people in the U.S.—roughly 58 percent—still suffer from po…

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Is Your Air Cleaner Making Your Air Quality Worse?

Ozone can be good or bad -- depending on where it is. The good ozone occurs 10 to 30 miles above the earth and protects us from harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun. Bad ozone occurs at ground …

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Clean Coal’s Dirty Secret

It's dark. You turn on a light. It's cold. You turn on the heat. Need to cook dinner? Turn on the stove. Don't want to miss your favorite show? Turn on the TV. Piles of laundry? Throw them in…

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Splat! Green Girl Whacks Air Fresheners

So I'm not the cleanest person in the world. OK, understatement, I am so far from the cleanest person in the world that I may, in fact, be the messiest. I thought my high school bedroom was bad, but i…

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