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What's the State of Your Air?

For 14 years, the American Lung Association has analyzed data from air quality monitors to compile the State of the Air report. The more you learn about the air you breathe, the more you can protect your health and take steps to make our air cleaner and healthier.

Report Card: What's the Grade for Your Air?
Key Findings

More than 4 of 10 people live where pollution levels are too often dangerous to breathe.

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City Rankings

Which cities have the highest levels of air pollution? Which are the cleanest?

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Ozone and particle pollution are the most widespread pollutants and among the most dangerous.

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We battle air pollution because dirty air harms our health and can threaten life itself.

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Join Our Fight For Air

The American Lung Association fights to clean up the air we breathe. We fight because dirty air harms our health and can threaten life itself. We fight to protect the Clean Air Act and to require the cleanup of the sources that pollute our air. Would you join us in the fight for air?

Protect Your Air

We all have a reason to fight for clean air. People just like you have shared some personal stories that highlight the need for healthy, safe air. Read the stories they have shared or share your own.

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