African-American Community

This Indiana City is Poisoning Families and Needs EPA Help

BY ON May 1, 2017
This was written by Kelly Nichols, Moms Clean Air Force Midwest Field Organizer:  When you think of lead poisoning, what comes to mind? It’s probably Flint, Michigan. After Flint, many communities started testing for lead contamination. Often, where there’s a large amount of contamination, lower-income families are the...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Indiana, Politics, Social Justice

No EPA Funding = No Environmental Justice

BY ON March 27, 2017
Today, in the United States, race is still the most significant predictor of who suffers most from pollution. Communities of color – as well as Latino, Native American and low-income white communities – endure disproportionate exposure to air and water pollution, hazardous waste, and environmental contamination,...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Air Pollution, Asthma, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Latino Community, Politics, Social Justice

‘Tis the Season to Protect Children’s Health

BY ON December 19, 2016
It’s time to get down to business – holiday business. While parents across the nation are rolling out Christmas cookies for their cuties to leave out for Santa, and lighting enduring Hanukkah and Kwanza candles, President-elect Trump is steamrolling a parade of fossil fuel-loving climate...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Politics, Social Justice

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