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

On June 10th, CleanAirNow presented the Silver City Project to the Promotoras, community health leaders from El Centro, an organization dedicated to providing resources to the Hispanic population of Kansas City. This level of community organizing marks a huge step forward in the relationship between CleanAirNow, El Centro and the community of Argentine, who have …

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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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