Category Archives: Thriving Earth

Thriving Earth Exchange: Improving Local Air Quality in Granite City, IL

Granite City, IL: This 2015-2017 collaboration featured two parallel initiatives: collaboration with the Granite City Cool Cities Committee to finalize the city’s sustainability plan and complementary research projects to shed light on the sustainability commission’s air quality objectives. As a result of this project, the city’s sustainability plan focused on practical solutions and was implemented…
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Thriving Earth Exchange: Air Quality in Brandywine, MD, USA

Brandywine residents are concerned about their exposure to air pollution due to high levels of industrial activity in and around the community, including the operation of three large fossil-fuel powered power plants located within the community. Despite these emission sources, there are no state or federal air quality monitoring stations located downwind of these plants…
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