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.
Posts tagged with: environmental justice
AAH received a grant from the Hershey Foundation to support a pilot project to strengthen our understanding of threats to air quality caused by concrete batch plants in Houston neighborhoods, particularly environmental justice communities. In addition to a growing petrochemical industry and an expanding port, there are now an estimated 188 concrete batch plants within
Last Thursday, I attended the North American Marine Environment Protection Association Conference in Deer Park, Texas, where largely industry professionals converged to discuss how industry can approach the regulatory changes they face, from a the 0.5% sulfur cap on fuels that is currently being rolled out to ballast water management to strategies for reducing emissions and dealing with
Date: Tue, 03/07/2017
Location: Magnolia Multi-Service Center, 7037 Capitol Street Houston, TX 77011
Register for the event here on EventBrite! A clean and healthy future is possible! At this community meeting, we will learn from organizer Jesse Marquez who helped create a roadmap for zero emissions at the Ports of Long Beach and LA to help residents near the ports breathe a little easier and find economic growth