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Pollution Monitoring with Earthworks

 On Monday, February 27th, 2017, members of CleanAirNow met with officials from Earthworks to monitor air pollution in Kansas City.Eric Kirkendall, Daniel Beall-Hall, and Richard Mabion, President of the NAACP in KCK, represented CleanAirNow.  Hilary Lewis and Sharon Wilson represented Earthworks. Photographer Clifton Rendón‎ documented the team’s work in photographs, some of which are featured here. …

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New report says BNSF yard and maintenance shop operations are the likely cause of diesel exhaust air pollution buildups in Argentine

The Diesel Health Project issued a new report this week that uses air pollution and weather data from the Argentine Village Green monitoring station and other sources to confirm that two sections of the BNSF rail yard are the likely source of frequent buildups of diesel exhaust air pollution in the Argentine neighborhood. These two …

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Diesel Health Project Holds Clean Air Open House in Kansas City, Kansas

The Diesel Health Project held a Clean Air Open House last Thursday, May 26, at the Argentine Community Center.  Despite a tornado warning and a torrential rainfall of almost 4 inches that night, the  turnout was good. We had a fun and informative Clean Air Open House, in partnership with seven great organizations that work in …

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