Air Alliance Houston is joining forces with 22 other organizations in the newly formed Coalition for Environment, Equity and Resilience. CEER’s Mission CEER aims to drive community voices into the post-Hurricane Harvey decision-making process to promote equity and resilience by emphasizing land, water, air, waste, and housing policies that reduce human exposure to pollution and
In continuing to delay the identification of all parts of the U.S. that don’t meet national air quality standards for ozone, the Trump administration violated federal law, a federal judge ruled this week. As a result of the ruling, the EPA has been ordered to complete the designations by the end of April. Texas is
By Paula Torrado Over the last few weeks, Air Alliance Houston committed to spreading awareness about air pollution at different schools in the Pasadena area. Our main goal for each week was to create stronger air quality ambassadors that focus on advocating for cleaner air policies. We implemented our air quality curriculum at Pasadena Memorial
A recent EPA study showed that minorities face a greater risk from air pollution than white people, and black people in particular are the most disproportionately affected. The study, which was published by the American Journal of Public Health, focused on air pollution caused by particulate matter (PM) of 2.5 micrometers in diameter or less.