My EPA Clean Power Plan Testimony: Make No Mistake…

BY ON July 31, 2014
The EPA held public hearings in four locations for the proposed Clean Power Plan this week. The hearings provided interested parties the opportunity to present data, views or arguments concerning the proposed action. I went to Denver, Colorado to testify at the EPA. This is...

TOPICS: Activism, Asthma, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Colorado, EPA, Indiana, New York

Why The EPA Carbon Standards Are Important For Latinos

BY ON July 25, 2014
This was written by By Nicole Hernández Hammer for Latina Lista:  The summer is well underway and many of us are taking family trips or finding ways to bridge the school break with activities that keep kids having fun outdoors while we parents are working. As I make...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Asthma, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Florida, Latino Community

What Is Carbon?

BY ON July 21, 2014
What is carbon? Carbon is the magic element that is the basis of life on Earth. All living things contain carbon. Animals breathe it out, and plants breathe it in. Plants, people and animals depend on each other. For hundreds of millions of years, plants and...

TOPICS: Carbon Pollution, Climate Change