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

mark! Lopez Fights for East Los Angeles, Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

BY ON April 25, 2017
  Environmental justice advocates may be feeling discouraged as they watch the Trump administration dissemble regulations piece by piece. However, each year, the Goldman Environmental Prize winners remind us that activism can start with one person. The 2017 awardee from North America is mark! Lopez, a...

TOPICS: Activism, California, Children's Health, Dads, Latino Community, Social Justice

Big News from Walmart on Climate Action

BY ON April 25, 2017
Walmart is not just a superstore, it’s the tenth largest economic entity in the world, slightly larger than the economy of Spain. So when Walmart recently announced its commitment to help reduce the carbon dioxide emissions of its suppliers by one billion metric tons, it...

TOPICS: Economics, Toxics