"We Can't Stop Breathing It, so Let's Start Cleaning It!" Poster Contest

Congratulations to the winners from our 6th annual poster contest! Over 250 posters were submitted by students in the metropolitan Washington-Baltimore region in two categories, grades 4-6 and grades 7-8. This year's theme was provided by Rina Levy, Earle B. Wood Middle School. Rina was selected as the winner of our slogan contest.

1st Place Winner: Maya Valmon
Grade 6, Eastern Middle School

2nd Place Winner: Lindsay Hoang
Grade 6, Eastern Middle School

3rd Place Winner: Haili Bruckner
Grade 6, Eastern Middle School

Honorable Mention: Alyssa Ma
Grade 6, Eastern Middle School

Honorable Mention: Mariamawit Aemro
Grade 6, Eastern Middle School

Honorable Mention: Natalie Ruano-Velasquez
Grade 6, Eastern Middle School

1st Place Winner: Paravi Das
Grade 7, Eagle Ridge Middle School

2nd Place Winner: Isaani Patnaik
Grade 8, J. Michael Lunsford Middle School

3rd Place Winner: Alison Ransom
Grade 7, John Poole Middle School

Honorable Mention: Makenzie Pennington
Grade 8, Sparrows Point Middle School

Honorable Mention: Margaret King
Grade 8, Ridgely Middle School

Honorable Mention: Taylor Weigand
Grade 8, J. Michael Lunsford Middle School
      


"It's the Air We Breathe, Keep It Clean!" Poster Contest

Congratulations to the winners from our 5th annual poster contest! Over 400 posters were submitted by students in the metropolitan Washington-Baltimore region in two categories, grades 4-6 and grades 7-8. This year's theme was provided by Julia Waldon, Cooper Middle School. Julia was selected as the winner of our slogan contest.

1st Place Winner: Kobe Borda
Grade 6, Argyle Magnet Middle School

2nd Place Winner: Paravi Das
Grade 6, Eagle Ridge Middle School

3rd Place Winner: James Obusam
Grade 6, Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School

Honorable Mention: Hirschel Nambiar
Grade 6, Argyle Magnet Middle School

Honorable Mention: Alison Ransom
Grade 6, John Poole Middle School

1st Place Winner: Maiah Khin
Grade 8, Robinson Secondary School

2nd Place Winner: Mika Hayashi
Grade 8, Robinson Secondary School

3rd Place Winner: Michelle Hunter
Grade 7, Farmwell Station Middle School

Honorable Mention: Yulong Jones
Grade 7, Kingsview Middle School

Honorable Mention: Aaron Salenga
Grade 8, Robinson Secondary School
 


Fresh Air is the Start to Living Life Smart Poster Contest

Congratulations to the winners from our 4th annual poster contest! Over 250 posters were submitted by students in the metropolitan Washington-Baltimore region in two categories, grades 4-6 and grades 7-8. This year's theme was provided by Samuel Yosef, Cabin John Middle School. Samuel was selected as the winner of our slogan contest.

1st Place Winner: Angelina Lim
Grade 4, Phleps Luck Elementary School

2nd Place Winner: Eliana Mills
Grade 6, Old Mill Middle School South

3rd Place Winner: Minju Kim
Grade 4, Phleps Luck Elementary School

1st Place Winner: Isis Betancourt
Grade 7, Argyle Magnet Middle School

2nd Place Winner: Elizabeth Manero
Grade 8, Blue Ridge Middle School

3rd Place Winner: Alexandra Franklin
Grade 7, Ridgely Middle School
    


The Air We Share: Working Together for Clean Air Poster Contest

Congratulations to the winners from our 3rd annual poster contest! Close to 500 hundred posters were submitted by students in the metropolitan Washington-Baltimore region in two categories, grades 4-6 and grades 7-8. The purpose of the contest was to engage students and teachers to study and actively pursue solutions to air pollution and climate change.

1st Place Winner: Sophia Heitzig
Grade 6, New Market Middle School

2nd Place Winner: Shraeya Madhu
Grade 6, Roberto Clemente Middle School

3rd Place Winner: Isis Betancourt
Grade 6, Argyle Magnet Middle School

1st Place Winner: Destiny Oparaocha
Grade 7, Holy Redeemer School

2nd Place Winner: Madeline Beaudry
Grade 7, Arundel Middle School

3rd Place Winner: Chentell Black
Grade 8, General John Stricker Middle School
        


The Great Maryland Lawn Mower Exchange

Thanks to everyone that came out and made The Great Maryland Lawn Mower Event a huge success! Enjoy the photos.

Cars starting to arrive.

Stacks and stacks of Neuton electric mowers.

Our volunteers did a great job checking people in.

Dropping off an old gas mower.

Recyclers taking apart the mowers.
Getting ready to become scrap metal.

A full service operation. Neuton staff loading up a car.

A very happy customer!

Mowers piling up.

Mowers, mowers, and more mowers.

What a cute dog!

Customers continuing to line up.

Another Neuton CE6 sold.

Randy Mosier, MDE, interviewed by WJZ.

Wow! Check out all of the old gas-powered mowers.

A big thank you from Clean Air Partners,
MD Department of the Environment and Neuton.
  


"On the Air" Summer Outreach Program - 2009

The Clean Air Partners' summer camp outreach program concluded another successful season. Rebecca Davis, Education Program Manager, and Summer Intern, Michael Youngblood, gave 25 presentations between June and August. Together, they presented air quality information to 1,435 young people from the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.

Kids at the Bald Eagle Rec Center in DC learn about the
Air Quality Index.

Having fun playing the Not-So-Silly Cilia game.
 

Michael Youngblood, our education intern, teaches the kids
at Centronia how air quality affects their lungs.

Illustration of fine particles at Damascus Rec Center.
 
              


Radio Station Promotions

Pictures from radio station promotions during the 2009 summer media campaign.

WPGC 95.5 sent their Clean Air Crew to events to educate
the public on how they can do their share for cleaner air.

WPGC 95.5 Clean Air Crew - Check out those t-shirts!
 

WTOP Lawnmower Contest Winner - Joseph Turznski
 
           


Celebrating 20 Years of Improving Our Air

This year, Clean Air Partners is celebrating 20 years of improving the region's air. By empowering businesses and individuals to make simple changes, we all can breathe easier.
  


Air Quality Awareness Week and World Asthma Day 2016

It's Air Quality Awareness Week May 2 - 6, and World Asthma Day on May 3! Visit www.cleanairpartners.net to learn what you can do to protect your air and those around you.

Thanks to BreatheDC and Maryland Department of the Environment!
 


Larry and Lola Lung: Code Green

After a rough week of poor air quality, it's finally a Code Green day. A party ensues.
 


Larry and Lola Lung: Code Orange

It's a Code Orange air quality day, and Lola's grandpa is insistent on going for a walk despite the risk to his health.
 


Larry and Lola Lung: Code Red

Larry completely loses it when he finds out it's a Code Red air quality day, until Lola reassures him.
 


Larry and Lola Lung: Code Yellow

Lola tells Chad and Brad the fitness nuts that since it's a Code Yellow air quality day, they should do their workouts inside. They'll have to wait until a Code Green day to get jacked AND tan.
  


Go Car Free!

Make the choice to go car free and as often as possible in the future. You have lots of other options!
 


2011 Poster Contest Winner, Destiny Oparaocha

Destiny Oparaocha, 1st place poster contest winner, joins WUSA meteorologist, Howard Bernstein. Destiny explains her poster and the importance of clean air.
  


2011 Poster Contest Winner, Isis Betancourt

Isis Betancourt, 3rd place poster contest winner, joins WUSA meteorologist, Howard Bernstein. Isis explains why clean air is important to her.
  


Annual Awards Event - May 2010

Coverage of the Clean Air Partners awards event held at the Maryland Science Center. This aired on Good Morning MD - WMAR Channel 2. Thanks to our emcee's, Justin Berk and Howard Bernstein.
 


Air Quality Index

An educational video that describes the Air Quality Index, a color-coded scale used to report forecasted and daily air quality. This video was produced by Sonoma Technology.
    


Global Warming 101

Global warming could do more than just melt polar ice. It could change our maps, and displace people from cities and tropical islands. This video was produced by National Geographic.
     


Radio Ads

A selection of radio ads developed for our annual media campaign and interviews on the region's radio stations.