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News: NC Child Joins M&O Partnership Council

Mothers & Others for Clean Air is pleased to announce that NC Child has joined our Partnership Council. NC Child works to advance public policies that improve the lives of North Carolina’s children.


News: Eight Things to Know About the Clean Power Plan in 2016

The U.S. Clean Power Plan (CPP) and the Paris Climate Agreement were important steps in protecting public health from the risks of carbon pollution, the biggest driver of climate change. But much work needs to be done. Here’s what you need to know about the CPP in 2016.


News: Interim Project Director Appointed

M&O Field Organizer Hilary Merlin has been appointed Interim Project Director. Since May 2014, Hilary has grown M&O’s network of clean air advocates four-fold and educated hundred of citizens and health professionals on the connections between air quality, carbon pollution and public health.


Media: NC Project Manager Raises Concerns Over Health Effects of Limited Climate Plan

At a Department of Environmental Quality hearing in Raleigh last month, M&O Project Manager Alison Jones called for more public health protections: “We need a strong Clean Power Plan in place for North Carolina to cut carbon pollution and lessen the burden on the health of our citizens.”


My Story: My Son Struggled Every Time He Played Outside

My nightmare with respiratory issues began with my eldest son. He struggled with asthma and other respiratory issues every time he played outside. Once I received a call from the school nurse that my son was having difficulty breathing and needed to be taken to the hospital.


My Story: I’m Very Sensitive to Air Pollution

I didn’t realize I had a problem breathing until I was on a hike in North Georgia and had trouble keeping up with my friends. It took several doctors to figure out what to call my breathing problem. About half of my lungs work, so you can see why I’m very sensitive to air pollution.

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