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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

Magellan, industry need to be held accountable for damage to communities and public health

At the beginning of the holiday season, the pipeline company Magellan Midstream Partners participated in a community Thanksgiving dinner event put on by the Mayor of Galena Park for the city’s residents. The gesture on Magellan’s part, however, was too little too late. That is because it did nothing to address the harmful impacts of

Air Alliance Houston’s Juan Flores speaks to NPR about post-Harvey air pollution in Galena Park

Air Alliance Houston’s Juan Flores recently appeared on All Things Considered, NPR’s evening news program, to talk about how post-Hurricane Harvey pollution affected residents in the Galena Park community where he and his family live. “If I smell something out here, it’s bad,” he told NPR, “and I can tell you during Harvey, it smelled

Air Alliance Houston Announces New Executive Director Dr. Bakeyah S. Nelson

Air Alliance Houston Announces New Executive Director HOUSTON, TX – Air Alliance Houston announced today that it has found its new Executive Director, Dr. Bakeyah S. Nelson.  Jonathan Ross, President of the Board of AAH, stated “We are so pleased to have Dr. Nelson to lead us forward in this critical time for air quality