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Policy Consultant Position

Kansas City (Kansas and Missouri) Policy Consultant Position  Short position description: The Union of Concerned Scientists and CleanAirNow partner to fight for  environmental justice in Kansas City. Bringing together community, technical, and scientific expertise we  build power and advocate for policy solutions that will lead Kansas City to more just, equitable, and  sustainable solutions to …

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CleanAirNow receives grant from Shumaker and Kansas Health Foundation to support its work in KCK

With funding from the Shumaker Family Foundation and Kansas Health Foundation  CleanAirNow will advance environmental justice and expand their environmental health community led projects. We are pleased to announce that we recently intervened in the Evergy IRP Process in collaboration with  the Union of Concerned Scientists For more information, check out this excellent interview of …

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Building Community Power: on the Frontlines Community Report Back By Ashley Jones

CleanAirNow’s “Building Community Power on the Frontlines Community Report Back and Promotora Celebration” was a night to remember. The celebratory event included speeches from Dr. Elizabeth Friedman, Beto Lugo Martinez and many of the promotoras who work closely with the organization. From the start, CleanAirNow has sought to disrupt and dismantle the environmental racism that …

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Are We Prepared? Why it’s time to invest in renewable energy infrastructure and A Call To Action

This past week, several states in the middle of the country faced rolling blackouts due to extreme weather conditions. The intense cold from the polar vortex has increased the demand for energy to keep people and their families warm. These cold temperatures brought on by the polar vortex and our inability to deal with climate …

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Video Testimonies to Shut Down Lawrence Coal Plant

The Lawrence Coal Plant owned and operated by Evergy has long emitted pollutants into the air, produced toxic coal ash, and negatively impacted the health of our communities. Over the last decade, Evergy has chosen to retrofit its coal plants with expensive pollution control equipment rather than investing in renewable energy sources like wind and …

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