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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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It’s time to stop burning coal in kansas

Generating energy from burning fossil fuels has long polluted our skies with toxic pollutants, poisoned our water, and lead to health impacts in our communities such as increased risk of cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, and other health problems. While the benefits of renewable energy generation continue to grow, Evergy continues to operate its costly coal …

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CleanAirNow deploys stationary AeroQual Ozone and NOX Air Monitors

CleanAirNow (CAN) has a long history of air quality monitoring in Argentine, a neighborhood of Kansas City, Kansas, and will soon expand that work in collaboration with the community using new powerful air pollution monitors.   CleanAirNow was formed in 2012 as the Diesel Health Project, and in response to local concerns that Argentine was …

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Poder Comunitario Primera Linea: Silver City (“Building Community Power On The Frontlines: Silver City” Spanish Version)

El 10 de Junio, la organización CleanAirNow presentó el Proyecto “Building Community Power on the Frontlines: Silver City”, o “Poder Comunitario Primera Linea: Silver City” (el término usado para describir comunidades al pie de la industria), a las Promotoras de salud de El Centro, una organización dedicada a proporcionar recursos a la población Hispana de …

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