Projects

These blogs are about CleanAirNow’s current and past projects!

CleanAirNow Installs PurpleAir Monitor at El Centro in KCK

Hi friends, On Friday, CleanAirNow co-directors Humberto Lugo and Eric Kirkendall visited the fabulous organization El Centro in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, and had a great time installing our first PurpleAir air pollution monitor on the roof.  Thank you Dr. Kelli Mather for hosting our visit!! The PurpleAir monitor measures fine particulate matter air pollution, also …

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Building Community Power On The Frontlines: Silver City

The federal reference air monitors currently installed in Kansas City by the Environmental Protection Agency only measure ambient air pollution, and they are several miles away from the community of Argentine. Therefore, implementing an air monitoring network will be more beneficial for gathering air quality data in the community. Though minuscule, over time 2.5 μm …

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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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