September 2017

“Maternal exposure to ambient air pollution and fetal growth” Universities of Edinburgh and Aberdeen, August 2017  Scientists studied maternal exposure to ambient concentrations of PM10, PM2.5 and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) for in utero fetal growth, size at birth and effect modification by smoking status. “Dirty air can lead to women giving birth to smaller babies ,according to new research which also warns that exposure […]

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Meet our New Board Members

by jim on September 20, 2017

We’re very excited to have five brand new board members and a staff scientist join us since the beginning of summer to help us launch our Downwinders 3.0 program work. Each has their own set of special skills and experiences that make us stronger. You’re going to be seeing a lot more of them as they […]

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Announcing Downwinders 3.0

by jim on September 9, 2017

Downwinders is Regrouping, Renewing, and Regenerating. Almost half our new board is under 30. We have a new scientist. We have a new focus. Now we need you. Many of you are aware of the time and effort Downwinders at Risk put into the unprecedented UNT Ozone Study which brought DFW elected officials and local atmospheric researchers […]

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