October 2016

This picture is from the mid 1970's. It features members of the East Dallas Tenants and Small Homeowners' Alliance, and a very influential group of activists who organized them called the Bois D'Arc Patriots.  Named after the native tree renowned for its durability and strength, the one Comanches used to carve their bows from, the Patriots […]

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Using local social justice history lessons and expertise, the College for Constructive Hell-Raising aims for students to “think more like organizers” January 17- May 23rd  (Dallas)–Saying they want to encourage local residents to organize more effectively around the issues that concern them, clean air group Downwinders at Risk announced today it’s establishing a new “school” […]

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      "SMOG IN DFW" END OF THE 2016 OZONE SEASON:  ALL-STAR UPDATE AND DISCUSSION   THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27th 6-8 PM DREAM CAFE @THE QUADRANGLE 2800 ROUTH STREET #170 DALLAS  (map)   THE FEATURED EARTH DAY TEXAS EDMO EVENT FOR OCTOBER    PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE:  DALLAS CITY COUNCILWOMAN SANDY GREYSON FORMER DALLAS COUNTY JUDGE MARGARET KELIHER DR. ROBERT HALEY, TOXICOLOGIST, UT SOUTHWESTERN DR. DAVID LARY, ATMOSPHERIC […]

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Pics from Our “Meet the Drones” Mixer

by jim on October 17, 2016

Here's the link to some pictures of our October 6th "Meet the Drones" Mixer featuring the squadron from University of Texas at Dallas.  Thanks to TCU's Dr. Mike Slattery for hosting the public debut of our North Texas CLEAN Air Force – an exciting new effort combining citizen know-how with academic expertise to better help us identify DFW air pollution […]

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You've probably have never heard of the EPA's Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee but if you live in DFW or another "non-attainment" area for smog, you are governed by its judgment about what does, or does not, constitute a "safe" level of exposure to smog.  The mission of the Committee is to periodically review the latest scientific […]

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