“If You Can’t Breathe, You Can’t Work”

BY ON September 27, 2011
On Wednesday, September 21, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairperson of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, held a press conference to discuss concerns about protecting landmark environmental laws. Joining her were EPW Members Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), public health representatives,...

TOPICS: Activism, Asthma, Dads, Economics, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution

One Mom’s Story Of The Real Costs Of Asthma

BY ON September 26, 2011
Asthma is only one of many health problems related to air pollution. But it’s a big one. According to statistics compiled by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, approximately 34 million Americans have been diagnosed with asthma; 9 million of those are children under...

TOPICS: Asthma, Economics, Pollution