Over the last six years, the amount of oil transported by rail has increased by over 4,000%. And while that number may seem like an exaggeration, it’s anything but. That increase is due to an oil production boom in the Bakken region of North Dakota and the tar sands fields of Alberta, Canada. A recent
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Air Alliance Houston joins a delegation from the Moving Forward Network at the 2015 Policy Link Equity Summit in Los Angeles.
Air Alliance Houston continues it Community Mapping Workshop in Pasadena, with a little help from Harris County, the City of Houston, and Neighborhood Centers, Inc.
The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed sweeping changes to regulations at oil refineries in the new Refinery Rule. Those changes include: Fenceline Monitoring – Community fenceline air monitoring, and a fenceline benzene standard for the first time, would require refineries to measure toxic air pollution at the property line as it goes into the local