Health Impact Assessment (HIA): Q & A with Air Alliance Houston’s Bakeyah Nelson, PhD

Lone Star Legal Aid’s Environmental Justice Team recently talked with Executive Director of Air Alliance Houston, Bakeyah Nelson, PhD, to find out more about a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) being conducted by AAH this spring. Funded by the Urban Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation under the 500 Cities Data Challenge, the HIA will … Continue reading Health Impact Assessment (HIA): Q & A with Air Alliance Houston’s Bakeyah Nelson, PhD

National Groundwater Awareness Week is March 10-16, 2019

This week marks the 20th anniversary of National Groundwater Awareness Week (NGAW).  LSLA’s Environmental Justice Team observes NGAW as we consider this vital natural resource and its importance to our lives.  This year’s theme, “Think” encourages us to think about ways that this important resource can be protected in order to ensure abundant, clean groundwater … Continue reading National Groundwater Awareness Week is March 10-16, 2019

What’s In My Air? Part I – Q & A with Air Alliance Houston’s Bakeyah Nelson, PhD

LSLA’s EJ team recently had a chance to talk with Air Alliance Houston's Bakeyah Nelson, Ph.D. - one of our community partners.  Read on to learn about Air Alliance Houston as we begin a series called, “What’s In My Air?” where we take a closer look at air pollution in LSLA's service area. LSLA: Hi … Continue reading What’s In My Air? Part I – Q & A with Air Alliance Houston’s Bakeyah Nelson, PhD