News Releases from Region 06
U.S. EPA, City of Houston to announce new solar-powered air monitoring station
DALLAS – On Thursday, June 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) will unveil the nation’s eighth Village Green Station at the John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science, 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004.
The Village Green Project is a community-based activity to demonstrate the capabilities of real-time monitoring technology for residents and citizen scientists to learn about local air quality. The goal of the project is to provide the public and communities with new information about their local air quality and engage communities in air pollution awareness.
WHO: Arturo Blanco, Director, OEJTIA, USEPA
Dr. David Persse, Medical Director, City of Houston
Stephen L. Williams, Director, Houston Health Department
Dr. Melanie Johnson, President and CEO, John P. McGovern Museum of Health
and Medical Science
Dr. Katherine Ensor, Director of the Center for Computational Finance and Economic Systems, Rice University
Dr. Elena Craft, Senior Health Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund
Rosalia Guerrero, Program Manager, UT Health Science Center
WHEN: Thursday, June 15, 2017
10:30 a..m. Central
WHERE: The Health Museum
1515 Hermann Drive
Houston, TX 77004
RSVP: Credentialed press who would like to attend this event, or for more information, please contact Joe Hubbard or Jennah Durant at 214 665-2200 or R6Press@epa.gov.
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