February 2018

Thanks to a grant from the Simmons Sisters Foundation, Downwinders is proud to announce we’ve purchased our first two portable Particulate Matter sensors for our No Safe Level Campaign against PM pollution. They’ll be the only PM monitors of their kind in the region, and their arrival will inaugurate a new era in DFW citizen-empowered science. […]

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Could DFW Death Records from October 2017 Show Correlation Between Mysterious Air Catastrophe and Suicides? A Hong Kong university study published in the upcoming March edition of Environment International concludes the risk of death for people with mental and behavioral disorders rises sharply on days when particulate matter and other kinds of air pollution reaches […]

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And BuzziUnicemUSA wants the City’s permission to build a new 170-foot tall silo to store it in   Just when you thought you had a handle on the environmental hazards plaguing West Dallas, up pops another out of left field. Lead, sure. Asbestos, check. Benzene too. Arsenic, yes. But you might not expect rail cars […]

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