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Transportation agencies all in for California Clean Air Day

The link between public and active transit and air quality is huge. Your standard buses or train emit only 20% as much greenhouse gases per passenger mile as riding in a car alone and 75% as many nitrogen oxides (the primary ingredient in smog). With an increasing number of these vehicles going to zero emission…

California Clean Air Day Kickoff & Panel Discussion in Los Angeles

Join us for our California Clean Air Day event on September 18! To kick off the second annual California Clean Air Day, we are hosting a panel to discuss the impact of air pollution on the health of all Californians. Our speakers are California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, California Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (invited), LA Metro Executive Officer, Environmental Compliance…

Organizations across the state gear up for California Clean Air Day

As we approach California Clean Air Day (only six weeks until October 2nd!), organizations across the state are prepping to clear the air. Join them by taking our Clean Air Pledge for organizations or individuals. Here are a three great examples of ways Californians are banding together for clean air: City of Santa Cruz The…

Southern California’s Summer of Smog

It’s no secret that our state has some of the worst air quality in the country. California is home to 7 of the 10 most polluted cities in the United States, and after years of progress air quality is slipping in some parts of the state. In 2018, Southern Californians lived through a historically bad…
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Going Big For the 2nd Annual California Clean Air Day!

If you were one of the 100,000 Californians who participated in the first California Clean Air Day, thank you! You were a part of a community that made a real difference by taking public transit, planting trees, biking to work and engaging your neighbors in a day long celebration of clean air. You’ve inspired us…

More than 100,000 Californians took action on Clean Air Day 2018

Over 100,000 people took action for California Clean Air Day yesterday! A huge THANK YOU to everyone who participated and did their part towards clean air in California yesterday. On October 3, more than 100,000 Californians took part in the first Clean Air Day resulting in more than 1 million actions. Likewise, more than 160…

Clearing the air in the Bay Area

On October 3, 2018, the Coalition for Clean Air is hosting the first statewide Clean Air Day. The Committee has a goal of involving 1 million Californians in activities that educate the public and reduce air pollution. Regional committees in seven targeted communities across the state have been created to support and activate around Clean…
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti riding the Gold Line train

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Promotes Clean Air Day By Taking Metro

On California’s inaugural Clean Air Day on October 3rd, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will join Californians across the state to raise awareness around clearing the air we breathe. As one of the first members to join the Clean Air Day Mayor’s Council, Mayor Garcetti knows that cleaner air means healthier communities. Because vehicles emit…

More than 160 companies and organizations took the pledge…

More than 160 companies took the pledge.  Where’s yours?   “We pledge to use our platform and resources to educate our employees, our guests and our families to promote Clean Air Day by incorporating actions that make a difference into their daily activities to improve the health of our community. It is our mission and…

Media gets going with Clean Air Day

This morning, members of the media, elected officials, sponsors, supporters and the Clean Air Day Steering committee met at Union Station for a kick off event leading up to California Clean Air Day next week. Coalition for Clean Air staff was on hand for a “show-and-tell”, sharing the many actions all of us can take…