Project Title & Description
SOUTHWEST DETROIT ENVIRONMENTAL VISION - MICHIGAN
To complete an Environmental Justice Small Grant Project in Southwest Detroit, including education and outreach on air emissions, transportation corridors, and the local wastewater treatment plant. This project will conduct outreach to collect video testimonies from area residents and students on the disparate impacts of local truck traffic and the air and water quality impacts of the local wastewater treatment plant. This project will educate residents, students and the business community on the impacts of truck traffic and diesel emissions in the community and available diesel emissions reductions programs. This project will conduct one-on-one visits to eight local truck companies who have fleets to educate them on emissions reduction, anti-idling and partnership opportunities.