Clean Air Timeline

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Throughout a decades-long battle against airborne pollutants, the American Lung Association has had its share of milestones.

Click on the links below to view highlights from our Fight For Air.

1948-1967

1968-1990

1991-1997

1999-2001

2002-2004

2004-2005

2006-2008

2009-2010

2010-2011

2010-2011

FACT: Steps to clean up pollution may have added 5 months to the average lifespan, according to one study.

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