A Note from U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Chair of the Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Oversight

BY ON June 16, 2011
This post was written by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Chair of the Environment and Public Works subcommittee on oversight, and cross-posted from Moms Rising. Our kids don’t deserve asthma. They deserve clean air. They deserve the chance to play outdoors. But kids don’t get to pick how...

TOPICS: Coal, Dads, Politics, Pollution

An Asthma Attack: A Terrifying Memory

BY ON June 15, 2011
A few days ago, my husband and I were watching TV when we saw a commercial for the National Jewish Health, the #1 respiratory hospital in the U.S., which happens to be right here in Denver, where we live. The commercial featured a little boy...

TOPICS: Asthma, Pollution

Air Quality Alert-Tips for Indoor Fun

BY ON June 13, 2011
This piece was cross-posted at Farmers Daughter There was an air quality alert Thursday in my neck of the woods thanks to high temperatures and elevated smog levels.  Temps were in the 90′s, humidity was high and it certainly felt hot! Some schools even dismissed early...

TOPICS: Asthma, Pollution