Category Archives: RAIN CII

Reflections from the field: Emergency Response in Chalmette

By Erik Paskewich, Social Entrepreneur On Monday afternoon we deployed to Chalmette to conduct outreach to increase the usage of the Bucket Brigade’s iWitness Pollution Map. As a new employee of the Bucket Brigade, this was my first chance to go … Continue reading

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November iWitness Map Monthly Report

By Molly Brackin, Monitoring & Evaluation Associate The number of citizen reports to the iWitness Pollution Map is down from 121 in October to 74 in November. Hopefully this dip in reporting is due to safer refining practices, as the … Continue reading

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August 2013 iWitness Pollution Map Report

By Molly Brackin, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist In the month of August, there were 379 chemical accidents reported to the iWitness Pollution Map. Of these 379 reports, only 100 came from citizens. The other 279 reports came from the National … Continue reading

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