What: Public Comments on the State’s Settlement with Shingle Mountain landowner   When: Now thru Sunday, Dec 6th   How: Use our ClickNSend email feature to send your comments to Texas Attorney General’s office in 90 seconds   Why: To make sure residents’ health is protected during a Shingle Mountain clean-up   A four-month citizens’…

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Monies will fund unprecedented study of link between health and air pollution in Dallas Freedman’s Town;        first effort of its kind in Texas What’s believed to be the single largest environmental health research investment in a Texas neighborhood was awarded today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to examine the links between human health and…

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Choate Street families in Southern Dallas, including this child, and Ms. Marsha Jackson (pictured above) are still living under 100,000 plus tons of hazardous waste that was illegally dumped without their knowledge or consent. It’s been almost three years since dumping began and two since the residents forced the dumping to stop, but the Mountain…

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Downwinders At Risk was already dedicated to fighting for environmental health in North Texas before the COVID virus hit. Focusing on harmful Particulate Matter, we were already supporting grassroots efforts to reduce the air pollution burdens in predominantly Black and Brown neighborhoods. We were already building out local capacity to monitor DFW air pollution and…

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