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Are You at an Increased Risk for Air Quality Related Health Problems?
05.01.13 – There are several factors that can increase your risk to air quality related health problems. Find out if you are at risk.
Air Quality Awareness Week Is Underway — Is Carpooling an Option for You?
04.30.13 – Air Quality Awareness Week is a great time to reconsider the way you get to work – learn how.
Davis Middle students win Clean Air Campaign art contest
04.30.13 - Davis Middle School swept most of the honors in the middle school division of the Clean Air Campaign Young Lungs at Work art competition, including first place.
Protecting the Air We Breathe: Air Quality Awareness Week
04.30.13 - Air Quality Awareness Week is a reminder that there are simple, voluntary actions we can take to make a positive impact on the air we breathe.
How Dallas, Hiram Can Get Cleaner Air
04.29.13 – Dallas and Hiram residents can take small steps to improve air quality their area, and can now enjoy a daily air quality forecast through the new online widget.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Get involved during Air Quality Awareness Week
04.25.13 – The Clean Air Campaign Executive Director, Tedra Cheatham, urges all Atlantans to get involved during Air Quality Awareness Week.
Gwinnett Schools Named National Green Ribbon Award Winner
04.25.13 - Gwinnett County Public Schools has been deemed a National Green Ribbon School District and will split a $10,000 prize with Cobb County’s Ford Elementary.
Air Quality Awareness Week 2013 to Educate Georgians on Protecting the Air We Breathe
04.23.13 – Do you know what you can do to help improve our air quality? These simple steps can help you get involved.
Get Involved During Air Quality Awareness Week
04.22.13 – The Clean Air Campaign Executive Director, Tedra Cheatham, urges Georgians to consider the meaningful actions we all can take to improve outdoor air quality.
Air Quality Awareness Webinar
04.18.13 – The Clean Air Campaign to host a free webinar on air quality with the Georgia state director of the American Lung Association.
BAIR to Plant Flowers at Dyer Elementary on Earth Day
04.17.13 - BAIR, The Clean Air Campaign’s Better Air Bear will spend the afternoon of Earth Day at Dyer Elementary in Dacula planting flowers and sharing information on air quality improvement.
Chattahoochee Nature Center hosts Earth Day Kids Fest
04.10.13 – BAIR comes out of hibernation and makes his 2013 debut at the Chattahoochee Nature Center .
Air Quality Awareness Week begins April 29
04.01.13 – A week dedicated to educating Georgians about the health effects of air pollution and the small things they can do to improve outdoor air quality.
Clean Air Campaign at Milton Earth Day Festival
03.27.13 – The Clean Air Campaign to help make the fourth annual Milton Earth Day Festival a success.
Ford Elementary to Represent Georgia in National Green Ribbon Competition
03.18.13 – Ford Elementary’s 18-year commitment to improving air quality has afforded them the chance to represent the state of Georgia in the National Green Ribbon Competition.
GAB: Local employers make clean air list
03.05.13 – Eleven Gwinnett employers are excited to begin offering commute options to their employees as they partner with The Clean Air Campaign.
Walton County Board of Education joins Clean Air Campaign
03.03.13 – The Walton County Board of Education is pleased to announce their partnership with The Clean Air Campaign.
Director of Employer Services discusses benefits of telework in wake of Yahoo CEO decision
02.27.13 – The Clean Air Campaign Director of Employer Services, Mike Williams, weighs in on the telework debate sparked by Yahoo plugging the plug on their telework option.
The Clean Air Campaign and Local Partners Welcome 91 New Workplaces to Georgia Commute Options
02.22.13 – With 91 new partners gained since last July, The Clean Air Campaign and Georgia Commute Options is ever-growing!
Clean Air Campaign director touts commute options
02.21.13 – The Clean Air Campaign Executive Director, Tedra Cheatham, expresses the multiple benefits of teleworking to the Henry County Chamber of Commerce.
Georgia Students Challenged in Statewide Art Contest
02.07.13 - The Clean Air Campaign asks Georgia students to step up and lead the way for cleaner air during the third annual Young Lungs at Work art competition.
Metro area reaches 1997 air quality standards – but not newer ones
02.04.13 – The EPA announces that Atlanta is finally in compliance with 1997 smog limits. Brian Carr, The Clean Air Campaign’s communications director, comments on what is needed to reach more recent standards.
Clean Air Campaign director talks commuting
01.31.13 – The Executive Director of The Clean Air Campaign, Tedra Cheatham, talks about the harmful effects of tailpipe emissions on our air quality and how we can improve. One simple way to improve is to avoid idling when possible, because idling for 30 seconds wastes more gas than turning the car on and off.
Student Encouraged to Lead the Way for Cleaner Air
01.30.13 – In the third annual Clean Air Schools Young Lungs at Work art competition, K-8 students were invited to create authentic comic strips that illustrate the positive impact that actions such as riding the bus, turning off an idling car engine or carpooling to school with a friend can have on Georgia’s air quality.
The Clean Air Campaign – Making employees happier
01.30.13 – On Southeast Green radio Brian Carr, The Clean Air Campaign’s communications director, discusses exciting new things to come to help improve metro Atlanta’s air quality in 2013.
Cobb EMC honors Paulding residents for vanpool participation
01.28.13 - Seven Cobb EMC employees were named Clean Air Campaign "Commuter Champions" for eliminating a total of 150,000 pounds of air pollution out of the air we breathe.
Cobb Schools recognized for clean air initiatives
12.31.12 – Cobb County Schools captured the Clean Air Schools District of the Year award at the 2012 PACE Awards. They were honored for their commitment to carpooling and No Idling efforts.
Best in Class for Dec. 7
12.07.12 – Jamee Douglas, a fifth grade teacher at Big Shanty Elementary took home the Clean Air Schools Champion of the Year award at the 2012 PACE Awards. During Clean Commute Week, she led a commute logging charge for Big Shanty Elementary, which resulted in the school having more participants than any other school in Georgia.
Milton wins award for employees’ cleaner commuting
11.28.12 – Milton Fire Department employees’ efforts helped the City of Milton win the Government Champion – Local Employer award at the 2012 PACE Awards.
County residents place in Bike to Work challenge
11.28.12 – DeKalb County residents swept the Bike to Work Challenge with several bikers placing in the individual division. One resident was also part of the second place team.
Robins Air Force Base Wins PACE Award for Mass Transit Efforts
11.20.12 – Robins Air Force Base’s mass transit efforts help keep thousands of pounds of pollution out of the air daily. Programs like BiRD (Buses into Robins Daily), vanpooling and carpooling helped catapult Robins base to be named the 2012 Government Champion – Federal Employer at the 2012 PACE Awards.
Benefield is beneficiary of oak sapling
11.02.12 – Clean Air School Benefield Elementary in Lawrenceville, Ga. received an oak tree as a token of appreciation for their commitment to the Clean Air Schools program.
Robins takes aim at 2012 PACE Award
10.20.12 – Robins Air Force Base is proud of their commitment to cleaner air as a Clean Air Campaign partner. The employees are hopeful for a PACE Award.
Biking to work is a way of life for north Fulton man
10.03.12 – Emil Walcek bikes to work from Roswell to Alpharetta every day and has been doing so for years, no matter the weather. He expresses excitement to participate in the first-ever Atlanta Bike to Work Challenge.
Telework Shifts into Higher Gear in Georgia
10.01.12 – The Mobile Worker highlights Georgia Telework Week and discusses steps to successful teleworking. Currently in metro Atlanta, 700 tons of pollution are kept out of the air daily due to teleworking.
Census finds public transit almost triples in popularity with Athens commuters
9.24.12 - According to recently released results from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, the amount of workers using public transit to commute nearly tripled from 2010 to 2011.
About 850 Athens area residents used public transit to get to work in 2010 versus 2,401 in 2011, according to the survey.
Biking is better for health; air: Bike to Work Challenge begins Oct. 1 in Georgia
9.24.12 - The Marietta Daily Journal profiles two bicycle commuters who share their tips on staying safe on the road in preparation of Georgia’s Bike to Work Challenge.
Report: More Central Georgians are Carpooling
9.21.12 - New census data shows more central Georgian's are carpooling. The U.S. Census Bureau's 2011 American Community Survey revealed that the percentage of commuters who carpool in the Macon area rose from 6.8% in 2010 to 11% in 2011.
26 Cobb County schools receive Clean Air designation
9.4.12 - The Clean Air Campaign recently designated 26 schools as Clean Air Schools in Cobb County. They are in the company of around 300 Georgia schools that participate in action-based learning projects aiming to reduce air pollution and educate students on air quality importance.
Clean Air Telecommute Week Results
8.29.12 - More than 336,000 metro Atlanta commuters teleworked during Georgia Telework Week and collectively reduced commuter travel by more than 12 million miles, kept 6,000 tons of pollution out of the air we all breathe and saved $5.4 million dollars in commute costs in one week!
The Clean Air Campaign and Governor Deal Announce Georgia Telework Week Aug. 20-24
8.16.12 - Managing Georgia’s transportation issues has been a hot topic in 2012, but there’s one solution that everyone agrees on: telework. That’s why The Clean Air Campaign and Governor Nathan Deal are called on employers and commuters to support the third annual Georgia Telework Week, Aug. 20-24.
The answer is “no”… let’s keep moving
8.3.12 - Tedra Cheatham encourages metro Atlantans to focus on what’s next for transportation in region after TSPLOST’s defeat.
Clever solutions for cleaner air
8.1.12 - The Gwinnett Business Journal highlights how Meggitt Training Systems and Shumate Air Conditioning & Heating are participating in the Clean Air Campaign in radically different ways.
CEO Spotlight: Clean Air’s Tedra Cheatham
7.29.12 - Clean Air Campaign Executive Director Tedra Cheatham spoke July 19 at the Rotary Club of Roswell, Ga. about the nonprofit's true public-private partnership working with 1,600 companies that support commute options.
New EPA guidelines for air quality could affect your wallet
7.27.12 - WJBF explores the new EPA standards for particulate matter and what they will mean for the Augusta-Aiken area
Metro Atlanta Women Balance Work, Life Different Ways
07.07.12 - Shaw Industries telework program helps mom find work, life balance.
Monday will cool to 99 after Sunday's record high of 106
07.01.12 - Metro Atlanta experiences Code Red exceedance, the worst air quality has been since Aug. 15, 2007.
Atlanta Weather: Day 3 of temps above 100 degrees
07.01.12 - Metro Atlanta experiences Code Purple exceedance for ground level ozone. The Clean Air Campaign said that meant air quality reached "very unhealthy" levels.
Bracing for more 100-plus temps
06.29.12 - Metro Atlanta prepares for high temperatures, bad air quality.
Blistering, potentially deadly heat forecast for much of U.S.
06.28.12 - A "code red smog alert" was issued for metro Atlanta -- the first of its kind since 2010 -- according to The Clean Air Campaign.
Clean Air Campaign Surprises Decatur Employees
06.06.12 - The Clean Air Campaign is working with the City of Decatur to encourage employees to make their commutes “greener” by taking transit, carpooling, or walking and biking to work.
Clean Air Campaign Georgia Telework Week 2012
06.03.12 - The Clean Air Campaign’s third annual Georgia Telework Week is set to take place Aug. 20-24.
Season’s First Smog Alert Issued for Metro Atlanta
05.25.12 - The Clean Air Campaign distributes the first “code orange" alert of the year.
Commute can add unwanted pounds
05.20.12 - Atlanta commuter Carl Wells ditches the solo ride, loses weight and saves some money along the way with help from The Clean Air Campaign.
Lockheed, Cobb EMC succeed with van pools
05.18.12 - Lockheed and Cobb EMC benefit in many ways from commute options programs, including vanpools.
For clean air, commuters asked to try something different
05.01.12 - The Clean Air Campaign kicks of Air Quality Awareness Week to educate the public about air quality.
Air Quality Awareness Week Celebrates Progress, Acknowledges Future Challenges
04.17.12 - The Clean Air Campaign and Governor Nathan Deal will kick off Air Quality Awareness Week on April 30 to educate Georgians about meaningful actions to reduce air pollution for better health.
Driving costs climb to 60 cents a mile
04.17.12 - The cost of driving continues to rise. The Clean Air Campaign estimates that the average metro Atlanta commuter pays $5,250 annually to get to and from work.
Augusta State begins clean air initiative
04.18.12 - Augusta State University announces partnership with The Clean Air Campaign.
Sustainable Georgia: Cleaning Up the Commutes
April 2012 - Through commute alternatives, The Clean Air Campaign (CAC) is helping free employees from the rush-hour drudgery that has plagued Georgia for decades.
Roswell employee earns Clean Air honor
04.06.12 - Diane Taylor, human resources information manager for the City of Roswell, was recognized by The Clean Air Campaign for reaching the 25,000 commuter champion milestone.
Gasoline Prices About to Pinch
03.31.12 - While higher gas prices won’t kill the recovery, it sure won’t help.
Georgia DOT Award for Greener Commutes
03.19.12 - The Clean Air Campaign has recognized the Georgia Department of Transportation as a Platinum Partner.
Clean Air plans lunch seminar
03.14.12 - Programs and services previously provided by LocalZoom are transitioning to The Clean Air Campaign.
Compressed work weeks won't work for city of Norcross
03.01.12 - The rising price of gas, gridlock and growing concerns about the environment are driving more employers to turn to The Clean Air Campaign.
Norcross City Hall hours increase with new “green” schedule
02.23.12 - Norcross City Hall works with The Clean Air Campaign to implement compressed work week program.
Green Your Commute
02.15.12 - The Clean Air Campaign’s communications director Brian Carr shares a variety of ways for commuters to green up their rides.
GaDOE Accepting Applications for Schools Recognition
02.09.12 - More schools in Georgia are implementing sustainability programs to improve air quality as well as energy and water efficiency.
Students Encouraged to Get Creative for Clean Air
2.3.12 – The Clean Air Campaign is calling on Georgia students to get creative for clean air during the second annual Young Lungs at Work art competition.
Van Pools Forming in Powder Springs
1.29.12 - The Perimeter Transportation and Sustainability Coalition is forming commuter van pools that start in Powder Springs and travel to workplaces in the Perimeter area.
Robins, Macon Transit Authority leaders tout bus line growth
1.19.12 – Although their ridership figures vary significantly due to differences in how they’re calculated, officials from Robins Air Force Base and the Macon Transit Authority agree their partnership on a shuttle system is working well.
MBA grad sold on public transportation
1.18.12 – What could you do with a few free hours five days a week?
Daily Deal: Save While Driving
1.13.12 – If you’re like me, always driving around town searching for the cheapest gas prices, be sure to check out GasBuddy.com.
Clean Air Campaign announces inaugural list of Platinum Partners
1.12.12 – The Clean Air Campaign has established an inaugural list of Platinum Partners.
Work-from-home program helps keep businesses going
1.11.12 – One year ago this week, a winter storm shut down local streets and businesses, and metro Atlantans made national news for our inability to drive on ice.
Choosing a commute alternative: New Year’s resolution that’s easy to keep
12.28.11 – For decades, four of the top 10 New Year’s resolutions have been to lose weight, save money, spend more time with friends and reduce stress.
The Clean Air Campaign promotes alternative commuting
12.26.11 – Pamela King said she is excited about the year, 2012.
Post clarifies parking rules at headquarters
12.21.11 – Fort Benning officials have established “preferred parking” spaces around McGinnis-Wickam hall in an effort to reduce pollution and land-development impacts from automobile use.
SaportaReport: reflections on how far we’ve come – with an eye to 2012 and beyond
12.19.11 – Dear Readers, What a year it has been for SaportaReport.
Award-winning shuttle program keeping riders in the loop
12.15.11 – The cold weather took everyone by surprise on the afternoon of Dec. 7 and employees from the offices along Glenlake Parkway and Embassy Row tried to keep warm as they waited at stops for the Perimeter Shuttle.
Be There: Clean Air “BAIR” encourages no idling
11.23.11 – When you send your kids to school, you expect them to be the ones learning, but in Muscogee County one program is teaching parents a few helpful tips.
More drivers look for carpools after HOT lane
11.8.11 – It appears the extra traffic jams caused by the HOT lane on I-85 is forcing more people to take another look at the cheap way out.
Mark Arum: Gridlock Guy
11.6.11 – Commuters who have been frustrated by the new HOT-Express Lanes, allow me to introduce you to your new best friend.
Commute Options Programs Increase Employee Satisfaction, Retention
11.3.11 – It should come as no surprise that turnover costs can have a significant negative impact on a company’s performance.
Clean Air Mascot Stops By High Meadows
11.1.11 – The Clean Air Campaign’s Better Air Bear, also known as BAIR, came out of hibernation to visit High Meadows School in Roswell last week.
Students Participate in International Walk to School Day
10.5.11 – Students at various schools in the Peachtree Corners and Berkeley Lake cluster schools joined millions of other students from across the United States and 40 other countries to participate in International Walk to School Day – “Walk it, Bike it, Like it” Wednesday.
Tedra Cheatham to become executive director of Clean Air Campaign
10.5.11 – Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Economic Development Tedra Cheatham will be leaving the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce to become the executive director of the Clean Air Campaign.
Drivers Forming Carpools to Use Express Lanes
10.4.11 – As thousands of drivers get used to the new toll lanes on Interstate 85, some are choosing to form carpools so they can use the lanes for free.
SaportaReport.com, “Clean Air Campaign Names Tedra Cheatham its New Head”
9.22.11 - The Clean Air Campaign will soon have a new executive director — Tedra Cheatham, currently the chief operating officer for the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce.
640WGST.com, “Georgia Telework Week Underway”
9.12.11 – What's the best way to beat traffic congestion?
MNN.com, ”Georgia Telework Week 2011”
9.9.11 - Attention Georgia employers and employees: the second annual Georgia Telework Week is upon us. Monday marks the start of Telework Week 2011, and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and The Clean Air Campaign want Georgians to learn more about the benefits of teleworking.
GreenBiz.com, “Georgia Steps Up Telework Week to Offer Tips for Companies, Workers”
9.8.11- About 150 companies offered their support for telework last year during Georgia's inaugural Telework Week.
Gwinnett Daily Post, “Schools awarded for clean air efforts”
8.31.11 - A nonprofit organization that works with the Georgia Department of Transportation to address air quality issues thinks Gwinnett County Schools is doing a good job delivering the message.
Atlanta Business Chronicle, “2011 Pace Awards”
8.26.11 - If there is a cause around which every earthling can rally, it’s the pursuit of cleaner air.
Atlanta Business Chronicle, “Atlanta tops in 15-city telework survey”
8.12.11 - It can bring out the best in employees, help businesses save bucks on real estate and infrastructure costs, and help get commuters and their air-fouling cars off clogged streets.
41NBC.com “Warner Robins City Officials Aim to Join Statewide 'Clean Air Campaign'”
7.13.11 - If filling your gas tank every week is enough to drive you crazy, a non-profit organization could help ease the burden.
Robins Air Force Base, “Participation rising in commuting programs”
7.8.11 - Everything has an upside, including the high price of gas.
PRLog.org, “The Clean Air Campaign Receives $47,127 Grant”
6.22.11 - The Clean Air Campaign received a $47,127 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS).
GreenBiz.com, “Microsoft Tracks Telework Trends, Ranks Top Cities for Home Workers”
6.15.11 - It's no wonder why teleworking is on the rise.
The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, “Atlanta Might Face New Air Quality Standard”
6.6.11 - Whether opting to carpool or work from home, metro Atlanta commuters may play an increasingly critical role in the area’s decades-long struggle with poor air quality as it prepares for stricter smog limits expected this summer.
Neighbornewspapers.com PTC man uses alternative transportation
6.1.11 - Atlanta residents are no strangers to lengthy commutes, by any means.
The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, “Atlanta summer/ Scorching heat but an easier commute”
5.31.11 - Summer in Atlanta: sweltering temperatures, smog, mosquitoes ... and an easier commute?
The Marietta Daily Journal, “Clean Air Campaign rewards gas-conserving transportation”
5.30.11 - In spite of the price of a gallon of regular gasoline being a dollar more than it was a year ago, the number of people traveling this Memorial Day weekend isn't expected to change by much.
John’s Creek Herald, “Johns Creek Man Saves Gas by Biking to Work”
5.26.11 - A local man has saved gas and lost weight by commuting to work via bicycle instead of car.
The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, “Goodbye pollen, hello smog”
5.10.11 - We were starting to breathe easy, hoping that we had survived the spring pollen.
Augusta Chronicle, “Columbia County aims to reduce air pollution”
5.8.11 - Columbia County is recruiting some professional help in its quest to avoid being lumped among Georgia communities that fail federal Clean Air Act standards.
Southeast Green, "Air Quality Awareness Week to Educate Georgians on Protecting the Air We Breathe"
4.29.11 — Air Quality Awareness Week, occurring May 2-6, 2011, educates Georgians about simple actions they can take to reduce air pollution.
USA Today, "Atlanta workers find ways to deal with commute"
4.4.11 — Larry Copeland shares how commuters are turning to alternatives in metro Atlanta and how the Georgia Department of Transportation is finding creative solutions to manage demand on a crowded transportation network.
Mother Nature Network, "Teleworking on the rise in Atlanta"
3.2.11 — Melissa Hincha-Ownby describes how telework has become a "go-to" option for more Atlanta workers to beat traffic.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Telecommuting Now Metro Area's Main Alternative to Driving Solo"
2.24.11 — Ariel Hart reports on the rise of telework in metro Atlanta, the increase in the number of commuters using alternatives to driving alone and other findings from the 2010 Regional Commuter Survey.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution OP-ED, "Snowed in with kids, still working"
1.17.11 — Clean Air Campaign executive director Kevin Green describes how the ability to telework allowed workers to stay productive during the week of icy conditions that prevented Atlantans from taking to the roads to get to their jobs.
The Times-Herald, "New Xpress Bus park-and-ride lot in operation"
12.10.10 — Sarah Campbell announces a new Xpress park-and-ride lot in Coweta County and tells potential bus riders about The Clean Air Campaign's incentive programs.
WMAZ, "Robins 'BIRD' Buses Make Maiden Voyage"
11.29.10 — Vanessa Ruffes shared how the first buses to Robins Air Force Base started their rounds, and one of the incentives to use them is that riders will be able to participate in Clean Air Campaign programs.
11 Alive (WXIA-TV), "Turning Black Friday Blue? One Group Hopes So"
11.25.10 — Matt Pearl reports on The Clean Air Campaign's Black Friday promotion - Turn Black Friday Blue.
The Daily Citizen, "Dalton employees take part in Clean Air Campaign"
11.22.10 — Charles Oliver shares how The Clean Air Campaign's programs benefit Dalton commuters, employers and the city.
Athens Banner-Herald, "Ride-sharing UGA workers can cash in"
10.21.10 — Lee Shearer writes about the University of Georgia's partnership with The Clean Air Campaign.
The Augusta Chronicle, "Economy cuts into carpooling"
10.19.10 — Erin Zureick reports on the state of carpooling in the Augusta metro area.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "More people get the job done from home"
10.18.10 — Tina Brown writes about telework in metro Atlanta and the state telework tax credit that is currently available for businesses.
Gainesville Times, "Hall beats state, nation in carpooling"
10.3.10 — Carolyn Crist shares information about carpooling rates in Hall County and the benefits of carpooling.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "September Smog Violations Set Record"
9.23.10 — Ty Tagami reports on the streak of smog days metro Atlanta has experienced this September.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Summer to end with hot, bad air"
9.21.10 — Mike Morris reports on the start of fall and the end of smog season.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Driving Less Can Mean Saving More (and a Free Chick-fil-A Sandwich)"
9.21.10 — Rana Cash promotes clean commuting as a way to save money, and she also announces the Give Your Car a Day Off promotion.
Gwinnett Daily Post, "Drivers encouraged to give their car a day off"
9.18.10 — Announces the start of Give Your Car the Day Off, which is being promoted by The Clean Air Campaign, Clark Howard and AM 750.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Toll lane on I-85 in Gwinnett: A few facts"
9.7.10 — Ariel Hart mentions The Clean Air Campaign as a resource for carpoolers.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "More smog expected Tuesday"
9.7.10 — Ty Tagami announces another Smog Alert and includes advice from The Clean Air Campaign.
WTVM, "Work from home, save money and time"
8.25.10 — Laura Ann Sills covers some of the benefits of working from home and how The Clean Air Campaign can help a company establish a telework program.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "More smog forecast for Tuesday as sun cooks tailpipe emissions"
8.23.10 — Ty Tagami reports on metro Atlanta's latest code orange Smog Alert and how The Clean Air Campaign is encouraging employers to help reduce pollution by supporting telework for their employees.
The Daily Tribune News, "'Dog Days' of Summer, smog levels exceed last year's tally"
8.17.10 — Matt Shinall writes about air quality this smog season and how The Clean Air Campaign is trying to improve it by hosting Georgia Telework Week, which employers are encouraged to support.
WABE, "Air Quality on Track to be Dirtier Than Last Year"
8.12.10 — Michelle Wirth interviews The Clean Air Campaign's executive director Kevin Green about air quality violations this year compared to last year.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Atlanta matches last year's bad air days and smog season isn't over"
8.12.10 — Ty Tagami compares the number of poor air quality days this smog season to last year.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Atlanta air dirtier than last year"
8.11.10 — Ty Tagami reports on the longest stretch of Smog Alerts since 2008.
Gwinnett Daily Post, "Back to school means more smog"
8.11.10 — Heather Darenberg reports on this summer's air quality issues and what some schools are doing to help.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Stay Indoors- More Ozone-Laden Smog Expected"
8.10.10 — Ty Tagami interviews Brian Carr from The Clean Air Campaign about the string of Smog Alerts this week.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Code Orange smog alert for Sunday, Monday"
8.8.10 — Alexis Stevens reports on two metro Atlanta Smog Alerts and what people can do to avoid contributing to the air quality problem.
WGXA - NewsCentralGA, "Working World: Clean Air Campaign Benefits Employers"
8.2.10 — Linnie Supall explains how employers can save some green by going green with The Clean Air Campaign.
The Augusta Chronicle, "2010 already twice as smoggy as 2009"
7.30.10 — Rob Pavey reports on Augusta's air quality situation and how people can help reduce the emissions that create smog.
Government Fleet, "Georgia Cities and Counties Benefit from Commute Option"
7.29.10 — Article about The Clean Air Campaign's public sector campaign.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Code Orange Smog Alert for Saturday"
7.23.10 — Alexis Stevens announces a Smog Alert and provides suggestions for how people can help improve Saturday's air quality.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, “Smog alert in effect”
6.8.10 — Larry Hartstein reports on Atlanta’s sixth Smog Alert of the season.
Henry Daily Herald, “Henry ranks high in Clean Air Schools campaign”
6.3.10 — Johnny Jackson announces that Henry County has the third-highest participation rate among counties, state-wide, in the campaign’s Clean Air Schools program.
Marietta Daily Journal, “Green commute”
5.30.10 — Kathryn Dobies shares the story of a bicycle commuter and the benefits of riding a bicycle to work.
The Sun News, “Base traffic becoming a major challenge”
5.25.10 — Thomas Day writes about the traffic congestion problem at Robins Air Force Base and how the base is working with The Clean Air Campaign to encourage commute alternatives.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "UPS helps Clean Air Campaign with $50,000 grant"
5.20.10 — Shelia Poole announces a $50,000 donation from UPS to The Clean Air Campaign to help promote its Idling Reduction Program.
Athens Banner-Herald, "A push to travel smart all week"
5.17.10 — Blake Aued covers Athens-Clarke County's Travel Smart Week, which is meant to encourage citizens to take alternative modes of transportation.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Easing congestion depends on you"
5.11.10 — Executive Director Kevin Green explains in this opinion article about the future of our commute to work and what people can do to help ease the situation.
Romes News-Tribune, "Rome's ozone level exceeds federal standard today"
5.9.10 — Doug Walker writes about Rome exceeding federal air quality standards two days in a row.
Gainesville Times, "Orange smog alert means it's best for some to stay indoors"
5.7.10 — Shannon Casas reports on Gainesville's first Code Orange smog day this smog season and what this means for residents.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Atlanta's air quality drops as smog season begins Saturday"
4.29.10 — Larry Hartstein reports on the start of smog season and Atlanta's recent air quality rankings for ozone and particle pollution.
Fox 5 Atlanta, "Smog Awareness Week"
4.26.10 — Executive Director Kevin Green is interviewed on Good Day Atlanta about Air Quality Awareness Week and what people can do to help improve the air we breathe.
WMAZ, "Hundreds Take Part In Middle Ga. Earth Day"
4.22.10 — Bofta Yimam writes about an Earth Day event in Macon where The Clean Air Campaign spoke with attendees and business owners about clean commuting.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Clean Air Campaign Offers Incentives for Shorter Work Weeks"
4.16.10 — David Markiewicz writes about The Clean Air Campaign's Compressed Work Week Leadership Initiative and ways employers and employees can benefit from these programs.
Fox 24, "Compressed Workweeks Can Help You Breathe Easier"
4.13.10 — Tyler Southard reports on The Clean Air Campaign's compressed work week consulting services.
Rome News-Tribune, "It pays to go green: Clean Air Campaign commuter program offers rewards"
4.4.10 — Doug Walker reports on The Clean Air Campaign's work in Floyd County Georgia.
11 Alive (WXIA-TV), "Carpool, Vanpools & Telecommuting Are Options for C-Tran Commuters"
3.29.10 — Chris Sweigart shares suggestions from The Clean Air Campaign for former C-TRAN commuters looking for a new ride to work.
CBS Atlanta, "Group Offers C-Tran Riders Other Options"
3.29.10 — Mike Paluska reports on The Clean Air Campaign's efforts to help C-TRAN riders find new ways to get to work.
11 Alive (WXIA -TV), "Making Money on 4-Day Work Weeks"
3.11.10 — Julie Wolfe reports on The Clean Air Campaign's new incentive for companies to start compressed work week programs.
Gwinnett Daily Post, "Clean Air Campaign hopes telecommuters recognized"
3.3.10 — Deanna Allen writes about Teleworker Appreciation Week.
WABE, "Atlanta Region One of the Worst For Daily Commuters"
2.17.10 — Rose Scott reports on the Forbes study that found Atlanta to be the 58th worst metro area for commuters.
The Newnan Times-Herald, "There's love... in the HOV lane"
2.14.10 — Nichole Golden tells the story of a couple who fell in love while carpooling.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Love in the HOV lane"
2.12.10 — Helena Oliviero writes about couples who carpool to work together.
Gwinnett Herald, "Gwinnett cleans the air"
2.4.10 — In the past six months, fourteen new Gwinnett businesses have partnered with The Clean Air Campaign.
Gwinnett Daily Post, "14 employers team up with Clean Air Campaign"
1.29.10 — Deanna Allen shares that 14 Gwinnett employers have partnered with the Clean Air Campaign to reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality.
Gainesville Times, "The daily commute: Ride to work has gotten longer, more difficult"
1.24.10 — Brandee A. Thomas reports on how commutes have changed over the years.
CBS Atlanta, "Earn Cash for Commuting"
1.22.10 — Kim Fettig shares information about the incentives that commuters can earn from The Clean Air Campaign by clean commuting.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "New smog standards equal new costs, but better health"
1.7.10 — Craig Schneider writes about some of the costs and benefits of stricter standards for smog.
Georgia Public Broadcasting, "EPA Wants Tougher Smog Limit"
1.7.10 — Melissa Stiers reports on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to toughen smog standards.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Don't sweat the snow, work from home"
1.7.10 — Jeffry Scott writes about how companies that are prepared don't have to worry when bad weather strikes.
Clayton News Daily, "Campaign: Fulfill resolutions with commute alternatives"
1.2.10 — Maria José Subiria shares how The Clean Air Campaign is encouraging people to keep their New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, reduce stress and save money, by giving their car keys a rest in 2010.