Do You Care About Clean Air?

BY ON August 10, 2011
This post is by Ronnie and Lamar Tyler, from Black and Married with Kids. I have been shopping, packing, and organizing for weeks now, as I prepare to send my oldest son off to college to start his freshman year. Toiletries – check, comforter and...

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Clean Air and the Baby Carriage

BY ON August 9, 2011
Children. They are vulnerable.  They are innocent. They are the future.  Perhaps that is why the American Lung Association has tapped into an iconic image to speak to the public about the need to fight for clean air. Back in 1925, director Sergei Einstein made...

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EPA Ruling Gets Huge Response. Thank You! Now What!?

BY ON August 9, 2011
In the last few months, Americans submitted more than 800,000 comments in support of a new Environmental Protection Agency ruling, the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards–the first-ever national policy to curb dangerous mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants. This is an unprecedented outpouring of support...

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Moms Clean Air Force: Air Quality Concerns

BY ON August 8, 2011
This piece was cross-posted from Professor Janni Aragon’s Blog Professor Aragon is an American ex pat living in lovely Victoria on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. She works at the University of Victoria (UVIC), in the Department of Political Science.  She is one of the four...

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