2 results for author: Kathrine Salzmann


A right to know

What are your local polluters putting into the air, water and soil around your homes, schools, parks, the places where you live and work? You have the right to know. The right to know what hazardous chemicals we are being exposed to is a fundamental principal of environmental justice and a central tenet of the Precautionary Principle ("transparency is mandatory"). Knowledge is the beginning of empowerment and the backbone of sound policymaking. Citizens have the right to know what is in the air we are breathing, the water we rely on, and the soil that sustains us and policy makers must have a sufficient inventory in order to make and enforce ...

We Did It

On Thursday September 29th, the DEQ's rulemaking body, the Environmental Quality Commission, voted to adopt the Permanent Rules for Colored Art Glass Manufacturers. WE DID THIS, YOU GUYS! We made this happen! I feel so proud of what we have accomplished and grateful to everyone who worked so hard on this. Our many hours of volunteer, grassroots work has paid off: asking a million questions, researching the science, talking with our neighbors, canvassing, working with other air groups, organizing events, attending and speaking out at countless meetings, researching, lobbying and forging relationships at the Department of Environmental ...