The graph above compares the fine particle (PM2.5) concentration of Payne-Phalen and other test sites. These daily concentrations are the averages of the readings taken during 24-hour cycles. The graph below compares the air toxins measured in Payne-Phalen with Minneapolis, St. Paul and the suburbs.
At a May 17 Payne-Phalen Environmental Committee meeting, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency shared the results of three months of air monitoring at Bruce Vento Elementary School, 409 Case Ave. E.
Margaret Street, at the intersection of East Seventh Street, has been changed to a one-way street. The “Edible Streetscape” project will be planting in the large, round planters seen in the newly drawn “bump outs.”
This summer, East Seventh Street will be a showcase for local food “to honor and share the diverse healthy food traditions that we have on the East Side,” said Tracy Sides, executive director of Urban Oasis.