Posts tagged with: environmental justice

Meeting with the EPA on the Refinery Rule

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

Community Project Updates

Well it is official, Air Alliance Houston has an office location in Pasadena. We will be using office space at the home offices of Harris County Pollution Control and Public Health and Environmental Services. We have collaborated to better serve the community of Pasadena. Just like Air Alliance, Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services was granted funds to conduct community

AAH Conducts Evaluation of Particulate Matter Samplers

Article contribution by Air Alliance Houston Board Member Thomas H. Stock, PhD, MPH. Air Alliance Houston (AAH) conducted a year-long study of particulate matter (PM2.5) pollution in Galena Park, Texas during 2012/2013. The final report (Air Pollution and Public Health in Galena Park, Texas, July 2014) is available here. In this study, measurements of PM2.5 mass and some