Air Pollution

Peggy Shepard of “WE ACT” on Air Pollution, Asthma and Environmental Justice

BY ON May 10, 2017
The history of WE ACT for Justice goes back to 1988. Peggy Shepard was one of three neighborhood activists who recognized that West Harlem in New York City, was bearing the brunt of toxic pollution. The Environmental Justice movement was getting off the ground. Awareness was building...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Air Pollution, Asthma, Children's Health, Indoor Air Pollution, New York, Politics, Social Justice

Interview: Pennsylvania State Representative Leanne Krueger-Braneky

BY ON April 4, 2017
This is an exclusive Moms Clean air Force interview with State Representative Leanne Krueger-Braneky of Pennsylvania: What is unique about protecting Pennsylvania’s resources? Right now Pennsylvania’s resources feel uniquely under attack by almost every front. We’re facing attacks on common sense regulations protecting our air and water and the budget...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Climate Change, Pennsylvania

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