September 2016

Attention DFW Citizen Scientists and Interested Folk!!   Check out UTD's fleet of drones used for air monitoring and talk to the scientists who use them. See the "real time results" "dashboard" UNT is developing to pair with these drones. Meet our academic partners in establishing a grassroots air network better than anything government is […]

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Only THREE Hours Left to Contribute This "Giving Day," Downwinders is trying to raise $6500 to fund a full 72 hours of airborne investigation by our pollution-sniffing drones. From 6 am to 12 Midnight tonight, contributions of just $25 or more to Downwinders can get matched or expanded by the Communities Foundation of Texas.   ​OUR GOAL: […]

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Keep 'Em Flying So far, contributions from our supporters have got our drone out of the hanger and into the air. Now we need to get it above cement kiln and coal plant smokestacks we want to monitor. Help us gain monetary altitude.  This "Giving Day," Downwinders is trying to raise $6500 to fund a full […]

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This "Giving Day" Downwinders is trying to raise $6500 to fund a full 72 hours of airborne investigation by our pollution-sniffing drone From 6 am to 12 Midnight tonight, contributions of just $25 or more to Downwinders can get matched or expanded by the Communities Foundation of Texas. Not only does your donation go further today, it […]

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Holcim is the first cement plant in the nation to voluntarily install an industrial catalytic converter called SCR on its smokestack, significantly cutting smog-forming air pollution in DFW.  But despite operating only 26 miles from EPA headquarters, the Agency and State of Texas still claim the technology isn't "feasible"     Downwinders is proud to announce Midlothian's Holcim […]

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“Meet the Drones” Mixer Oct 6th

by jim on September 13, 2016

​Thursday, October 6th  5:00 to 6:30 pm TCU Alumni Center 2820 Stadium Dr Fort Worth Have a bite to eat, a drink, and stroll amongst the drones we're assembling for our North Texas Clean Air Force. Representatives from the University of Texas at Dallas will be displaying their fleet of fixed-wing and rotor copter drones. TCU, UTA, UNT and the […]

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