Posts tagged with: air pollution

Pruitt’s EPA announces changes in future enforcement of Clean Air Act

EPA chief Scott Pruitt announced a change last week regarding future enforcement of the Clean Air Act. This change will include feedback from state and local governments on the economic impact of federal pollution regulations. Current federal law and U.S. Supreme Court decisions require the EPA to focus on public health rather than costs when it comes to

Intern Kathy Le completes research for Air Alliance Houston

Recent Rice University graduate Kathy Le just completed her spring internship with Air Alliance Houston, for which she was selected through the Rice University Kinder Institute Community Bridges Program. Le’s passion for public health and health policy led her to pursue a project in Pasadena, where air pollution concerns run high and health perceptions are

Pasadena Community Project releases survey results at town hall event

Air Alliance Houston’s Pasadena Community Project held a town hall event at St. Peters Episcopal Church last Sunday, April 29. At the event, AAH Community Outreach Coordinator Paula Torrado shared the results of surveys conducted in October. The AAH team surveyed four neighborhoods within the city regarding health concerns linked to the area’s pollution levels,

Pasadena Town Hall event shows successful turn out 

Air Alliance Houston’s Pasadena Community Project team would like to thank everyone who attended and helped make our April 29 town hall a successful event. 110 community residents attended the event at St. Peters Episcopal Church in Pasadena, which featured presentations by AAH Community Outreach Coordinator Paula Torrado, as well as from Healthy Living Matters,