Clean Air Council

Mission and Vision


Clean Air Council is a member-supported environmental organization serving the Mid-Atlantic Region. The Council is dedicated to protecting and defending everyone’s right to breathe clean air. The Council works through a broad array of related sustainability and public health initiatives, using public education, community action, government oversight, and enforcement of environmental laws.


Clear Air Council works towards a day when:

  • The Mid-Atlantic Region is recognized across the nation for having the cleanest air and lowest carbon footprint of any major region in the U.S.
  • The majority of the people in the Mid-Atlantic Region practice sustainable living and support strong air quality initiatives.
  • Policymakers make decisions only after taking into account their impact on air quality and sustainable living and are held accountable by an engaged citizenry.
  • Businesses and corporations actively participate in keeping the air clean and consider sustainability to be a part of their bottom line.
  • The Mid-Atlantic Region becomes a model and a magnet for people and businesses who desire to live and work in a thriving green economy.
  • Everyone who lives and works in the Mid-Atlantic Region sees their health improve as a result of cleaner air.
  • The region creates virtually no waste and uses energy sustainably.

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