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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT Andrew Whelan, CleanAIRE NC, (919) 408-7031, [email protected] New Clean Air Garden Beautifies Charlotte, Raises Air Quality Awareness CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CleanAIRE NC and the Historic West End Green District will unveil a new clean air garden this month at the Wells Fargo ATM on Beatties Ford Rd....
by Kat Soltany When she was a young girl, Mattie Marshall moved from Georgia to New York City. In the blink of an eye, she lost the things she loved most about home – the slow pace of life, the flowing water nearby, and the shade of the old trees. Her family left their lush...
by Daisha Williams The electric revolution is accelerating. On February 24th, PoleVolt, a new electric vehicle charging station, was unveiled at The Ritz at Washington Heights, expanding access to EV infrastructure for residents of Charlotte’s Historic West End.  The first of its kind, the station utilizes existing utility infrastructure from light poles in order to...
by Calvin Cupini Equipped with air quality sensors, Charlotte’s Historic West End is trying to reverse decades of environmental injustice. During the separate-and-unequal era of Jim Crow segregation, African American neighborhoods all over the country faced racially targeted land-use decisions. These policies pushed communities into areas with fewer resources that were often at greater risk...
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by Jessica Jones “We are a community of learners, who through relationships are building awareness of environmental, racial, social, and economic inequities. This knowledge inspires us to serve with our communities to advocate, to heal, and to ‘lift as we climb.'” I have the privilege of exploring science with the most passionate, curious group of...
by Calvin Cupini Communities in Charlotte’s Historic West End frequently live in close proximity to major sources of harmful air pollution. For the past several years Clean Air Carolina has been partnering with community residents to tackle this environmental justice challenge, working together to monitor local air quality, convene stakeholders, write reports, and hold meetings...
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