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Pruitt’s EPA rolls back another key air pollution rule

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has reversed yet another important clean air safeguard, according to a recent agency memo. The rule requires industry facilities to install updated equipment to control pollution with they experience a substantial increase in emissions. Now, thanks to Pruitt’s reversal, these facilities are able to bypass the rule via “netting,” which adds

AAH’s Juan Flores participates in Funders’ Network panel discussion

On Tuesday, March 20, Air Alliance Houston Community Outreach Coordinator Juan Flores participated in the Funders’ Network Conference panel, “Messaging in the Post-Truth Era: Reframing Narratives through Media Engagement,” which aimed to highlight the work of One Breath Partnership, which includes Air Alliance Houston, in its first year of funding. Other speakers were Elizabeth Love, senior program

Air Alliance Houston forms new Coalition for Environment, Equity and Resilience

Air Alliance Houston is joining forces with 22 other organizations in the newly formed Coalition for Environment, Equity and Resilience. CEER is led by AAH executive director Bakeyah Nelson and Jen Powis, who recently co-authored an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle outlining the coalition’s goals and plans. CEER’s Mission CEER aims to drive community voices