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Particulate matter air pollution kills elderly even at EPA’s “safe” levels

A new study of over 60 million American seniors recently shows that long-term exposure to particulate matter air pollution raises the risk of premature death of people over 65 years of age, even at levels well below U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards. In urban areas, diesel exhaust is one of the main sources of …

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Flint Hills Burns Cause Unhealthy Air in Manhattan KS

 Prescribed fire smoke in Manhattan, Kansas, March 29, 2014. (Source: Wildfire Today) Portable air pollution monitors deployed this spring by the Kansas Sierra Club and members of the CleanAirNow Coalition indicate that the health of Manhattan residents is at risk during the Flint Hills burning season. Manhattan, home to Kansas State University, is the largest …

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CleanAirNow Cosponsors Climate March

On Saturday, April 29th, CleanAirNow cosponsored the People’s Climate March and rally in Kansas City. Hundreds marched in rainy weather to protest the Trump Administration’s outright disregard for the threat of climate change. Protesters displayed solidarity in bringing attention to an administration hostile to basic environmental protections. Afterwards,  a rally was held that featured speakers bringing a …

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April 27, 2017 EPA Training

EPA Training given by Richard Mabion and Leticia Decaigny