African-Americans face a disproportionate risk of health problems caused by air pollution because of the location of oil and gas operations, a new study found. The study by the Clean Air Task Force and the NAACP found that 6.7 million African-Americans reside in a county with a refinery, with more than 1 million living within
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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 is encouraging Houstonians to share their concerns and comments about a proposed concrete batch plant in south Houston at a Nov. 13 public hearing. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will hold a hearing on Locke Investments LLC’s application for an air quality permit that would allow construction of a concrete batch
A strange smell lingered over Houston last Monday. Will we ever find out who caused it?