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These blogs are about the events that CAN has hosted or attended.

CleanAirNow partners with KCK Housing Authority and others to mitigate air pollution in KCK

Earlier this year, CleanAirNow, working in partnership with the Kansas City, Kansas Housing Authority, Historic Northeast-Midtown Association, Children’s Mercy Hospital Center for Environmental Health, Kansas Air Protectors, and the Kanza Group of the Kansas Sierra Club monitored air pollution and found high diesel exhaust levels at St. Margaret’s Apartments, which are immediately adjacent to where …

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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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CleanAirNow to Cosponsor Rally for the People’s Climate Movement (Volunteers Needed!)

On April 29, the a rally for the People’s Climate Movement will be held in Kansas City, Missouri’s Washington Square Park from 1 PM to 3 PM. It’s a gathering of citizens, scientists, environmental advocates, social justice and labor groups who are concerned the current administration is ignoring the fact that climate change is occurring. …

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CleanAirNow Brings Air Quality Training to Kansas City, Kansas

On Tuesday, March 28, CleanAirNow and the Diesel Health Project conducted a training class on the health risks of air pollution in Kansas City, Kansas, and how people can protect themselves, their family, and their community.  The class focused on diesel exhaust air pollution, which can trigger asthma attacks and  cause cardiovascular illness and cancer, …

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CleanAirNow sponsors WEALTH Day at the Kansas Statehouse

On Thursday, March 16, CleanAirNow members Daniel Beall-Hall and Michael Almon attended the Climate + Energy Project WEALTH Day at the Kansas State Capitol, and hosted a booth at the Solutions Showcase.  Michael Almon is also a board member of Sustainability Action Network, fiscal sponsor of CleanAirNow. Approximately 200 people attended Wealth Day, and participated …

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