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Month: July 2015

Diesel Health Project supports the Zero Campaign with tour around BNSF Argentine Rail Yard

The Diesel Health Project is a member of the Moving Forward Network, a coalition of dozens of organizations throughout the country united in the Zero Campaign  – a movement to require that ports and other freight facilities meet clean air standards so that their deadly diesel emissions – causing asthma, lung cancer, heart disease, strokes, …

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Three KC – area organizations attend EPA Community Air Monitoring Training

Leticia DeCaigny and I just returned from an excellent EPA workshop.  I was representing the Diesel Health Project (DHP) and Leticia represented both DHP and the Argentine/Turner Good Neighbor Committee. We were pleasantly surprised to meet another Kansas City, Kansas community organizer, the very dynamic Rachel Jefferson, with the Historic Northeast Midtown Association.   For more …

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Kansas City Star calls for BNSF and EPA to act on citizen report of diesel exhaust air pollution from the Argentine Rail Yard

The Diesel Health Project and their community partners, the Argentine/Turner Good Neighbor Committee and Kansas Sierra Club, set out to monitor diesel exhaust pollution emitted by the BNSF Argentine Rail Yard. Our objective was to determine if the pollution is a health risk to BNSF workers and the community, and if so, to inform the …

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