Sep 29, 2020 Symposium – Clean Air for All: 50 Years of the Clean Air Act
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
12:00 – 5PM EST
Virtual log in to be provided
To mark the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Air Act and the 30th Anniversary of the Clean Air Act Amendments, American University’s Center for Environmental Policy, Center for Environmental Filmmaking and the American Lung Association are hosting a half day virtual symposium.
The goals of the symposium are to recognize the accomplishments of the Clean Air Act, document its benefits and to reaffirm its role as an essential element in protecting the health of Americans. The nation has enjoyed major gains in air quality as a result of the Act, but a great deal of work remains to be done to protect more than 141 million Americans who still live in areas where the air quality puts their health at risk, and to address the new air quality challenges posed by climate change.
Watch the short film “Unbreathable: The Fight for Healthy Air” created to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Clean Air Act. Go in-depth with experts on a variety of clean air topics by watching our recent webinars.