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Fall 2019

AQ-CAN is now Love My Air Denver

Love is in the air, all rightespecially now that the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) is striving to improve Denver’s air quality by measuring, monitoring, and reducing air pollution surrounding metro-area schools with its newly named program, Love My Air.
It seems like a no-brainer that what we draw into our lungs has a significant impact on our bodies, but continually increasing ozone levels contain harmful nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds
the primary sources of which are car and industrial emissions. In addition, particulate matter–airborne particles that also come from vehicles, industrial sources, wildfires, and wood-burningclogs the air and acidifies lakes and streams while depleting soil nutrients. The result? Our lungs respond with asthma attacks, coughing, and wheezing. We also can experience a higher risk of developing more serious respiratory illnesses, like chronic bronchitis, and an increased risk of cardiovascular problems. Read more.

Visit our new website!

Do you long to learn more about how you, too, can Love My Air in the City and County of Denver? Look no further than LoveMyAirDenver.com, the new website devoted to Denver Department of Health & Environment’s Love My Air program being implemented in Denver Public Schools.
“We’ve created a Denver-specific Love My Air page,” says Aubrey Burgess, Community Engagement Coordinator for DDPHE’s Environmental Quality division. “It’s intended as a one-stop-shop for anyone involved in the program, or anyone interested in learning more about what we’re doing with air quality sensors in the schools, and how it can impact the community at large.” Read more.

Mayor and Superintendent Updates - On October 22nd, the Love My Air team met with Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Superintendent Susana Cordova to share updates on the program.

Announcing our newest partner schools: The 2019-2020 class!

  • Centennial School
  • Columbian Elementary School
  • Columbine Elementary School
  • Denver Montessori Junior/Senior High School
  • Downtown Denver Expeditionary School
  • Farrell B Howell School
  • Hallett Academy
  • Joe Shoemaker Elementary School
  • McAuliffe Manual Middle School
  • Manual High School
  • STRIVE Prep- SMART
  • STRIVE PREP- Westwood
  • University Park Elementary School

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