Posts tagged with: public health

TCEQ denies permit for concrete batch plant in Houston neighborhood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Emilia Benton, (541) 961-9811, emilia@airalliancehouston.org TCEQ denies permit for concrete batch plant in Houston neighborhood Decision marks turning point, helps to protect public health (HOUSTON – April 18, 2018) Air Alliance Houston today applauded the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s rejection of a permit application for a new concrete batch plant

Governor Abbott lifts suspensions on environmental regulations

Last week, Governor Greg Abbott’s office lifted suspended environmental regulations put in place during Hurricane Harvey. The suspension had been in effect for almost seven months, and the removal came shortly after One Breath Partnership (which is comprised of several environmental organizations, including Air Alliance Houston) sent a letter to Abbott’s office asking him to end

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

One Breath Partnership Launch

Air Alliance Houston is proud to announce the launch of the One Breath Partnership, for which we are serving as a founding member. Other participating partners include Environment Texas, Environmental Defense Fund, Environmental Integrity Project, Public Citizen, and Rice University. The partnership’s work is made possible through the Houston Endowment. One Breath Partnership serves to amplify the work of Houston-area scientists,