Events

Please save the dates below and register for our upcoming events, and share widely with your networks! bit.ly/CleanAirEvents and linktr.ee/cleanairwny

Clean Air Events

Save the date – our Annual Dinner returns on May 22! Registration information will be posted soon.

Clean Air’s 2024 Mutual Aid and Emergency Prep Series

  • Clean Air and Erie County Department of Health will again be offering a series of emergency preparedness trainings with a mutual aid framework in 2024. All classes will be held at Trinity Church, 371 Delaware Avenue in downtown Buffalo.
  • Due to the hands-on nature of the training, these classes are only available in-person. The space is large and masks are provided and encouraged. Breakfast snacks and/or lunch is always provided. Childcare, interpretation services, or other accessibility services provided with pre-registration.
  • 2024 dates –
    • April 13 – Full CPR Training, 9:30am – 2:30pm. Class includes certification, capped at 8 people. Free for Clean Air members and supporters, and $35 for others. Because there is a cost involved and it’s a very limited class size, please contact Bridge to register.
      June 11 – Full Stop the Bleed Training, 6pm-8pm
      August 3 – Full First Aid Training, 9:30am-2:30pm
      September 21 – Preparing a Go Bag, 11am-2:30pm. Class also includes a practice Stop the Bleed session from 1pm-2:30pm; you do not need to attend the morning session to participate in the practice time.
      October 26 – Preparing for Shelter in Place Emergencies, 11-2:30pm. Class also includes a practice Hands-only CPR session from 1pm-2:30pm; you do not need to attend the morning session to participate in the practice time.
    • Our Narcan and Harm Reduction training in February was cancelled due to illness – we will be rescheduling for later this year.

Clean Air’s July General Meeting – Wednesday July 24, 2024, 5:30-7pm

  • Join Clean Air on Wednesday July 24 and every fourth Wednesday every other month in 2024 for our Bi-monthly General Meeting on Zoom and in person at Trinity Church, 371 Delaware Ave in downtown Buffalo! This space is for our current members and supporters, as well as any and all interested in learning more about our work and getting involved with our campaigns! Interpretation services and other accessibility services provided with pre-registration. Registration link will be posted closer to the event.
  • Can’t make it this time? Save the dates for the remainder of 2024 – July 24, September 25, and November 20.

Partner and Public Events

Wednesday May 8, 5:30-7pm – East Side Environmental Forum, hosted by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. This is a space hosted by NYS DEC where residents can raise and discuss environmental concerns in their neighborhood and work towards solutions with our environmental regulators.

  • Topic this month – Brownfields and the American Axle site; contact Cindy if you want to ask for a certain topic to be covered!
  • Wednesday May 8, 5:30-7 PM, and every other month on the second Wednesday
  • Buffalo Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave
  • To join virtually, or for more information, please contact Kayla Baker (kayla.baker@dec.ny.gov) or call 716-541-9631.
  • The meeting is hosted by the NY State Dept of Environmental Conservation and will bring in different experts from other agencies depending on concerns. Clean Air will be attending as an advocate and helping to turn out the community

Statewide Environmental Rule Changes – Permitting Procedures and Remediation Programs

Other Partner and Public Events of Note

Comment Periods and Hearings