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Help us reach our $401,000 goal by 12/31 so we can start 2015 strong defending them.

The national parks are yours.

Make your year-end, tax-deductible contribution to protect them today!

YOU can help protect your national parks!

Help us reach our $401,000 goal by 12/31 so we can start 2015 strong defending them.

The national parks are yours.

Make your year-end, tax-deductible contribution to protect them today!

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Clean Air Reports and Resources

NPCA at Work | Cleaning Up Haze | Victories | Reports | Pollution in Parks | Sources


Latest Resources

Interactive Clean Air GeoStory

  Check out NPCA's Interactive Clean Air "GeoStory": Watch allies explain why clean air is important to them.

View Interactive Clean Air Stories >


Protecting People and Parks from Dangerous Haze 

Cleaning up the Haze: Protecting People and America’s Treasured Places asks EPA to drop its proposed BART rule exemption so that our country’s most iconic natural places are fully protected from unsightly and unhealthy air.


Ozone Pollution Exceedances in National Parks at Three-Year High 

Each year, tens of millions of people visit picturesque national parks like Joshua Tree National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park and Sequoia National Park expecting clean, healthy air, but increasingly they are putting themselves at risk for serious respiratory and pulmonary illnesses caused by ozone pollution in these parks. This NPCA report looks at this growing threat in our national parks and two pieces of Congressional legislation that threaten to exacerbate the situation even more.

Download the report (PDF) >


More Resources

It's Time to Act on Air Pollution

NPCA's 2009 report Protect the Air We Breathe: An Agenda for Clean Air details the air pollution problem and with clear recommendations to improve air quality.  
Read more and download the report >

National Parks at Risk from Coal-Fired Power Plants 

Our report from May 2008, Dark Horizons (PDF, 3.5 MB), identifies the top ten national parks at risk from pollution from new coal-fired power plants.
Read more and download the report >

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