The Strathcona Area Air Quality Study is a two-year air quality monitoring initiative undertaken to better understand current
air quality levels in and around the Strathcona neighbourhood, impacts of port-related emissions on air quality, and to identify opportunities for improvements.


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Community AQ Case Studies

May 28, 2021

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): Words:long-term planning, strong partnerships, stationary sensors, community engagement Project Overview: The Owning Our…

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February 25, 2021

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…

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Community-led AQ Monitoring Project (Phase 1)

October 31, 2020

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…

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