How can you help clean the air? Take action!

Sometimes being a good mom means being an engaged citizen. Tell your political representatives that we share the air.

 

IF YOU ONLY HAVE TIME TO DO ONE THING TODAY

An extensive and growing body of scientific evidence shows that ground level ozone, or smog, causes measurable, serious health impacts at levels commonly found in metropolitan areas across the U.S. That’s why EPA has proposed to tighten allowable levels of smog from 75 parts per billion (ppb), our current standard, to a range of 65-70 ppb.In order to truly protect children’s lungs, the national standard for smog should be set at 60 ppb. Tell the EPA you support stronger protections against smog pollution.

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TELL EPA WE NEED PROTECTION FROM METHANE POLLUTION

People–including pregnant women and unborn children–are suffering under the burden of increased air pollution as a consequence of natural gas development. These communities deserve clean, healthy air–and a healthy planet for our children’s future. Tell the EPA that we need national protection against methane pollution from the oil and gas industry.

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TELL THE SENATE TO END TAX BREAKS FOR OIL, GAS AND COAL

Millions of Americans struggle to make ends meet. But the world’s richest and most powerful companies–billion dollar corporate oil and gas giants–are getting hundreds of millions of dollars, every year, from the U.S. government in the form of tax breaks. Tell the Senate that it’s time to end these tax breaks for wealthy and powerful oil, gas and coal companies.

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URGE PRESIDENT OBAMA TO STOP THE KEYSTONE PIPELINE

The Keystone pipeline encourages the development for many decades of Alberta’s tar sands, some of the dirtiest fuel on the planet. The United States can, and must, refuse to be complicit–refuse to be a partner–in harvesting this filthy fuel. Keystone is about yesterday’s power. We must focus–as engineers, economists, and parents and consumers–on tomorrow’s power. Please tell President Obama to stop the Keystone pipeline.

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TELL PRESIDENT OBAMA: STOP FRACKING IN OUR NATIONAL PARKS

Fracking is a booming industry and the oil and gas companies want to exploit every available piece of land, including national parks. Please tell President Obama to stop fracking in our national parks.

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TELL EBAY TO PULL OUT OF ALEC

eBay is a corporate member of ALEC, a group that has declared it is launching “a political tsunami against EPA,” and engaging in “guerilla tactics” to undermine health protective limits on greenhouse gas pollution. Many companies, like Facebook,Pepsi, Kraft, GM, Yelp and Yahoo, have pulled out of ALEC. eBay needs to stop putting their profits ahead of the health of our families. Please tell eBay you won’t give them one more penny as long as they continue to fund climate deniers.

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TELL YOUR SENATORS: PROTECT OUR FAMILIES FROM TOXIC CHEMICALS

Our current chemical safety law, the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976, is badly broken. It allows chemicals onto the market without adequate safety testing. We think it’s time to change that. Tell your Senators to support strong legislation that truly protects vulnerable populations, such as babies and children, from the health effects of toxic chemical exposures.

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Tell BABIES”R”US: STOP SELLING TOXIC CHEMICALS

Chemicals used widely in consumer products have been linked to a range of health problems, such as asthma, learning disabilities, diabetes, obesity, and reproductive problems. Lax federal laws keep potentially toxic chemicals in our products – but retailers like Babies”R”Us can do better. Tell Babies”R”Us to protect children’s health by requiring that suppliers use the safest materials available. Tell Toys”R”Us/Babies”R”Us CEO Antonio Urcelay that it’s time take action on toxic chemicals.

 

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