Argentine/Turner Good Neighbor Committee to release diesel air pollution monitoring results on Wednesday, June 24 at 6 pm

From Leticia DeCaigny and the Good Neighbor Committee: We share our community with the BNSF Argentine Rail Yard, where locomotives burn substantial amounts of diesel fuel, day and night. Come to a community meeting to hear the results of a study done by citizen scientists with the help of experts on the extent of diesel exhaust …

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Argentine/Turner Good Neighbor Committee and Diesel Health Project at the Argentine Community Center

KCK has very active and effective neighborhood groups, and several of them invited Leticia DeCaigny, leader of the Argentine/Turner Good Neighbor Committee and Diesel Health Project community organizer, and “Green Czar” and Diesel Health Project co-founder Richard Mabion to tell them about our community monitoring project. We met last night (Tuesday, June 17),  and had …

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EPA Region 7 EJ meeting – at the Ivanhoe Neighborhood Center

EPA Region 7 held an excellent EJ meeting last Thursday, at the beautiful Ivanhoe Neighborhood Center. We reviewed and commented on the EJ 2020 Action Agenda, got a great demo of the EJSCREEN Environmental Justice Screening Tool, and much more. My comment to EPA on the EJ2020 Action Plan? Please explicitly identify goods movement (aka freight …

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Argentine/Turner Good Neighbor Committee and Diesel Health Project Participate in the KCK All Things Air Community Fair

Three Diesel Health Project members, Leticia DeCaigny, Luis Aparicio, and I participated in yesterday’s All Things Air Community Fair at the Argentine Public Library. Leticia also represented the Argentine/Turner Good Neighbor Committee, the group that is monitoring diesel exhaust pollution along and near the fenceline of the BNSF Argentine Rail Yard, and demonstrated use of an air quality …

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