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NC Air Awareness

Air Awareness

  • The Air Awareness Program is a public outreach and education program of the Division of Air Quality with local air quality programs across the state.

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What's the Problem?

  • Why should you care about air pollution? Air pollution can harm everyone's health and damage the environment. Air pollution can lead to breathing problems such as asthma and emphysema.
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Air Quality Forecast

  • See the future. Know the air pollution levels the day before they happen. Click below to go to our Air Quality Forecast Center.
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Protect Your Health

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  • Ozone and particle pollution, the two biggest air quality concerns in North Carolina, come from many of the same sources, primarily motor vehicles and industry.
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Teachers & Students

  • Teachers! Let us help you teach a class, add to your Professional Teaching Standards portfolio, and meet all the NC essential standards.
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FAQ

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Additional Information & Links

Take Action! Find a local air awareness coordinator or air quality expert in your region today. Get connected to learn about air pollution, start a community project or connect your organization with NC Air Awareness. Learn more about K-12 education materials, speakers and partnership opportunities.



(Click anywhere on the map for a more detailed version)
For all counties in white, please email Air.Awareness@ncdenr.gov

Western NC Air Awareness
Keith Bamberger
Keith.Bamberger@ncdenr.gov
828-296-4500
Triad Air Awareness
Lorelei Elkins
Elkinslt@forsyth.cc
336-703-2449
Unifour Air Awareness
John Wear
John.Wear@wpcog.org
828-485-4283
Triangle Air Awareness
triangleairawareness.org
air.awareness@ncdenr.gov
919-707-8400
Charlotte Air Awareness
Jenna Hudak
Jenna.Hudak@mecklenburgcountync.gov
704-336-5424

Fayetteville Air Awareness
Jennifer McHone
Jennifer.McHone@ncdenr.gov
910-433-3380