The Air Quality Project began out of concerns about how the expansion of the Centerm Container Terminal (and the resulting increase in truck, train and ship traffic) would impact our local air quality.
In 2020, the SRA received a grant from the Centerm Community Fund to explore establishing a community-led air quality monitoring project.
To contact the Air Quality Working Group, e-mail: AQProject@strathcona-residents.org
West Oakland Community Action Plan (West Oakland, California) Initiative:Owning Our Air – The West Oakland Community Action Plan (West Oakland, California)Organization(s):Bay Area Air Quality Management District; West Oakland Environmental Indicators ProjectReference(s):West Oakland Community Action Plan document, “Volume 1: The Plan” (2019): https://woeip.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/WOEIP-research-Owning-Our-Air-full.pdfKey Words:long-term planning, strong partnerships, stationary sensors, community engagement Project Overview: The Owning Our…Read More
Nov 2020 Our Community-Driven Air Quality Monitoring project officially kicked off Nov. 12 when members of our AQ Working Group met with air quality experts from Metro Vancouver, UBC, Vancouver Coastal Health and the Port’s environmental team to start the discussion about what the project might look like. Can we establish a baseline to measure…Read More
Strathcona Community-led AQ Monitoring Project (Phase 1) In April 2020, the SRA received a grant from the Centerm Community Fund to cover the engagement and planning phase for a Community-led Air Quality Monitoring Project. The goals of phase 1 are outlined below. In November 2020, the SRA’s Air Quality Working Group began meeting with a…Read More
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