Did You Know Asthma is An Epidemic Among Latino Kids?

BY ON August 10, 2011
This piece was cross-posted at SpanglishBaby You read that right,  Latino kids suffer much more from dirty air and it’s effects, such as asthma.  In fact, 60% of Latino children are more likely to suffer from asthma and other respiratory conditions as compared to non-Latino...

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Ahem… TWO DAYS LEFT!!

BY ON August 10, 2011
This piece was cross-posted at Milspouse Mutterings Mom’s Clean Air Force is making it easy to get the word to the EPA that we support them and the Clean Air Act.  REALLY EASY!!   Go here – fill in the form.   click.  Ta Dah!!!!  Could it...

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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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