Meetings

These blogs are about different meetings that our team members may have hosted or attended.

Diesel Health Project represented at Kanza Sierra Club event

The Kanza Group of the Sierra Club  held their annual fundraiser and auction last month.  Eric Kirkendall, director of the Diesel Health Project,  attended and staffed an information table. Richard Voss, who has been helping the Diesel Health Project by building an Arduino-based particulate matter monitor, displayed that very fascinating device.   The evening was …

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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, Kansas Community Group Requests that BNSF Reduce Emissions of Dangerous Diesel Exhaust Air Pollution into their Neighborhoods

The Argentine/Turner Good Neighbor Committee had a great community meeting last night. More than 30 people attended, including committee members, other Argentine residents,  and representatives of Global Community Monitor, the Kansas Sierra Club, Diesel Health Project, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The BNSF Railway did not send representatives. The CBS affiliate TV Station KCTV5 was there, …

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