Duwamish Valley Clean Air Program

Aerial view of Duwamish River

Transportation and industrial air emissions impact health in the Duwamish Valley

The CEC is a research partner and technical advisor to the Duwamish Valley Clean Air Program, coordinated by the Duwamish River Community Coalition with the support of a broad coalition of academic, agency, community, and non-profit organization partners. Follow the links below for information on the research and action projects underway as part of this community-led program.


Members of the DAISY CAT gather in South Park

The Duwamish Air Improvement Study for Youth (DAISY) project aims to reduce asthma symptoms in Duwamish Valley youth through low-cost air filters, conduct a community-led air quality monitoring campaign, and measure residents' empowerment. See UW blog and Seattle Times news coverage here.

Young person collects moss sample from tree
Moss Study

Read about the youth-led Duwamish Valley Moss Study