NINE MONTHS

BY ON March 29, 2011
Nine months. That’s how much time we have to get the strongest ruling possible on toxic air emissions. We have nine months to show our support for the EPA’s first-ever national Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. Nine months. Sound familiar? Exactly. Just think of all...

TOPICS: Coal, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution

CALLING ALL MOMS FOR CLEAN AIR

BY ON March 25, 2011
From Joanne Bamberger at PunditMom, who explains why mercury wasn’t stopped by the old Clean Air Act: Social momentum and true bipartisan negotiation led to the groundbreaking clean air law.  It was a good starting point, but some things got derailed along the way.  George W....

TOPICS: Asthma, Politics, Pollution