Author: Marcia G. Yerman

Marcia G. YermanMarcia G. Yerman is a mom and freelance writer focusing on Women’s Issues, the Environment, Human Rights, and the Arts. You can find her profiles, interviews, essays and articles archived at mgyerman.com. She also has verticals at Huffington Post, Medium, and OpEdNews. At Moms Clean Air Force, she is particularly interested in reporting on the politics and policies of environmental issues—and making it accessible to readers.

“Hurricanes Show Us Why Our Children Need a Strong and Independent EPA,” says the Father of Environmental Justice

BY ON September 18, 2017
This is a Moms Clean Air Force exclusive interview with Dr. Robert D. Bullard. Dr. Bullard is known as the “father of  environmental justice.” He has been a leading campaigner against environmental racism: We have spoken previously about frontline and “fence-line” communities surrounded by a variety...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Asthma, Children's Health, Heat and Extreme Weather, Social Justice, Texas

Interview with Rep. Matt Cartwright of the Bipartisan Climate Caucus

BY ON August 17, 2017
This is a Moms Clean Air Force exclusive interview with Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA). Rep. Cartwright was elected to Congress in 2013. Since that time, he has consistently stepped up to make the environment one of his key issues. For Cartwright, producing safe and clean energy...

TOPICS: Carbon Pollution, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Environment, Fracking, Natural Gas, Pennsylvania, Politics, Social Justice

Interview with Pennsylvania Representative Brian Fitzpatrick

BY ON July 25, 2017
American parents are struggling to determine how they can best protect their children from the actions of an administration that has aligned itself with the interests of fossil fuels. The clearest path to making their voices heard is to reach out to their hyperlocal representatives....

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Environment, Pennsylvania, Politics, Toxics